2010

Posted on December 18, 2010 by Nik

OUR PEOPLE: culture, perspective, future

On his way back to Earth, having just walked on the moon, Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell experienced a radical transformation in perspective and thus consciousness. As he approached our planet from beyond it’s sphere of influence, “he was filled with an inner conviction as certain as any mathematical equation he’d ever solved. He knew Read More

Posted on December 7, 2010 by Nik

meetings with remarkable men

So he rolls up our long ragged redwood road and is doing a 7 point turn at the top of our driveway in a shiny PG&E survey truck. They’d trimmed a schwag load of branches around the power lines and left them in our turnaround several weeks ago, so I walk straight out to the Read More

Posted on December 1, 2010 by Nik

In a dark time

In a dark time, the eye begins to see, I meet my shadow in the deepening shade; I hear my echo in the echoing wood – A lord of nature weeping to a tree. I live between the heron and the wren, Beasts of the hill and serpents of the den. What’s madness but nobility Read More

Posted on July 13, 2010 by Nik

mean free path

by Ben Lerner For the distances collapsed. For the figure failed to humanize the scale. For the work, the work did nothing but invite us to relate it to the wall. For I was a shopper in a dark aisle.

Posted on May 18, 2010 by Nik

burn baby burn

Deepwater The Earth and all life functions as a continuously evolving, fluid, dynamic system that we barely begin to understand in it’s complexly interwoven entirety. Sucking out the oil and burning it off in a fashion marginally more evolved than the discovery of fire itself – e.g. the archaic combustion engine, proliferating to this day Read More

Posted on April 3, 2010 by Nik

Shapeshifters – a short story

This is v2.0 – gender specific! Something catches your eye starting out of the forest below.  A lone figure it appears, coming towards you now, up the winding path towards the brow of the hill where you are standing, wolf hounds at your side.  Judging by the weathered gait, it appears to be a rather Read More

Posted on March 20, 2010 by Nik

Sold – the soul of Google, and you

Google Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin disparaging the commercialization of search engines said. “We expect that advertising-funded search engines will be inherently biased toward the advertisers and away from the needs of the consumers.” They had a vision of allowing unfettered access to the sum of all human knowledge on line. However Google’s CEO Read More

Posted on March 12, 2010 by Nik

The Dreamer and the Dream

Listen up! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Non resistance is the key to the greatest power in the universe. Through it, consciousness (spirit) is freed from its imprisonment in form. Inner nonresistance to form – whatever is or happens – is a denial of the absolute reality of form. Resistance makes the world Read More

Posted on February 24, 2010 by Nik

the temple

Inside this temple are mountains and rivers there are forests of oak, mountain lions and moss Seismic shifts and lightening bolts are inside innervating every silent thought All the dancing impulses of nature are here laughter, grief, hunger swirling in the winds and time There is ecstatic music, echoing through these chambers and starlight – Read More

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