I recently reread Franny and Zooey, J.D.Salinger’s novel that paradoxically explores the meaning of faith and self-realization in the context of a very unusual NY family in the 1950s. In one pivotal scene, Zooey enters the room of his older brothers Buddy and Seymour for the first time in the seven years since Seymour shot […]
Whenever I hear a person say “in a perfect world I would be…”, I ask myself, “what they are waiting for?” I know the answer of course, that there are no perfect worlds. Or are there? There is a place where we can create any world we can think of, populate it with interesting people, […]
Absolutely blinding truths in this list… Though it sounds negative it is actually an incredibly positive message about the planet once we get past our myopic US POV.
The Power Book is about change- and relationships, both platonic and passionate, are an integral aspect of change. In the People section I look at various things, including the dreaded ‘dating’… I have nothing against dating services like Match.com, eHarmony, OKCupid or Plenty of Fish. In today’s hectic world they can help people find like-minded […]
Igor Stravinsky, when asked why he moved to New York City at age 69: “To mutate faster.” – From The Hip Pocket Guide to Offbeat Wisdom by William Sauer