Brian May on Rory Gallagher

Brian May nails it — the man and the musician. Both men of taste and decency.

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Confusing Tastes with Flavours

Philosophy of mind meets gastronomy.

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The Exterminating Angel

In life, as in film, I’ve always been fascinated by repetition. I have yet to come across a decent review of this one of the most powerful of all films…

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Essentials of Mysticism

Evelyn Underhill’s classic freely available along with many others courtesy of the terrific resource that is the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (H/T to the ever eclectic Paul Raymont of Philosophy, lit.)

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Rewatched the Ry Cooder — Wim Wenders collaboration. Superb — both show insight and restraint — in accordance with their usual subtle judgement. There are few places on my travel bucket…

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Brain Networks and Cognitive Architectures

New article from Petersen and Sporns in Neuron.

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Leisure, the Basis of Culture

Leisure lives on affirmation. It is not the same as the absence of activity … or even as an inner quiet. It is rather like the stillness in the conversation…

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