November Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari


Truly fascinating and unique, Sapiens: A brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, is a detailed, engaging summary of the history of human beings. Harari demonstrates how humans are the only species willing and able to believe what only exists in the imagination such as money, human rights, religion, and states. He brilliantly weaves … Continue reading November Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari

October Book Review: The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Dahr Jamail


  As an admirer and preserver of nature, I found Dahr Jamail’s The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption pertinent, engaging and beautifully written. Attacking a very difficult subject to ponder (much less write about), Jamail weaved his personal experiences from climbing Denali Mountain in Alaska with climate … Continue reading October Book Review: The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Dahr Jamail

February Book Review: Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson


“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein What humble words mumbled by one of my all-time, favorite geniuses, Albert Einstein. I highly doubt anyone on this planet thinks that Einstein was “no special talent;” however, Einstein viewed himself as a kid in a sandbox when he daydreamed about the … Continue reading February Book Review: Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Dear Microsoft: absolutely not.


Originally posted on monica byrne:
And it has nothing to do with your software. It has to do with your new ad campaign, which I happened to see while I was at the gym last week. Here’s the gist: brilliant young girls express their ambitions to cure cancer and explore outer space and play with the latest in virtual reality tech.…

April Book Review: A Coming of Wizards: A Manual of Human Potential by Michael E. Reynolds


There is a magical, enchanting and beautiful plot of land on this planet that has inspired many to change their lives and follow their dreams. This spot is about 20 miles west of Taos, New Mexico, and is the inspiration for one man, Michael E. Reynolds, who is on course to change the world. An ahead-of-his-time … Continue reading April Book Review: A Coming of Wizards: A Manual of Human Potential by Michael E. Reynolds

Like Nature, We Are


Nature. It is what it is. I have to apologize if you think this blog is about the physical or biological building blocks of our natural world. It is not. It is, however, about what we can learn from nature. As scientific and rational human beings in the twenty first century, there is a lot we do … Continue reading Like Nature, We Are