Reality’s Windows

Our ever-expanding collection representing our boldest, deepest, most challenging explorations of the cosmos and the nature of all existence (NO JOKE)

A Letter to My Newborn Son

In which I attempt to explain the entire universe to someone who literally just got here.
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Hello, little creature. Welcome. You don’t know what that word means yet, but my job is to make you feel the word’s meaning, starting now. I know, there’s a lot going on. To be perfectly honest with you… Continue Reading

Hold Away Despair

Terrapin Station, Santa’s Village, and The End of the World.
TerrapinStation_CoverLast week, I heard a 16-year-old violinist on the radio paraphrasing a Catholic priest who said that prayer set to music counts three times as much as a regular prayer. Leaving aside the numerous problems with this idea – I mean, for starters, even if we assume prayer is a real thing, what does it even mean for some prayers to “count” more than others? How do we score this… Continue Reading

The Hipsters are Right: Time is a Vinyl Record

Here is where I really kick it up a notch by questioning the foundations of reality, dismantling our perception of time, and BLOWING YOUR MIND in the process.

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We’re all busy people, right? Never enough time in the day – or night, as the case may be. We’ve got a lot to do, a lot of places to be at a lot of specific times, people counting on us, people issuing instructions and assignments, so many things to remember to take care of so everything doesn’t just fall completely apart. Then the years start to add up and everything justaccumulates. The bar is set way too high. There’s no shame in admitting that. Under the circumstances, however, how can we be reasonably expected to keep “reality” straight? I’m serious… Continue Reading