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Glowing tentacle monsters of love

Or: Why it’s sometimes OK to hate your neighbor.  The apparent flatness and hard edges of the world we see masks a strange, fluid, flickering dimension between humans. There is no accurate measurement of this dimension except perhaps for our ability to imagine it. Since it isn’t our nature to imagine things this way it takes a […]


Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra Suddenly it flips over pinning you underneath at night the ice weasels come   Kay Lutz  

The Sexual Revolution part 2: At First Sight

Major premise: All sexual organisms have a sexual strategy. In part 1 I talked about how desire has sculpted human bodies into what would have been a sexual superstimulus 200 thousand years ago but I left out an essential underlying principle. Unless you are a drab shell of a person who has entirely given up, […]

The Picture of Dorian Trump

The Mind of Donald Trump In Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray” the titular character is a beautiful, dissolute and privileged young man. As his portrait is being painted he wishes to never age, and that the picture should suffer the consequences of Dorian’s actions, not his own face. Dorian becomes a selfish monster, […]

Reality Weather considered, part 1.

“My own suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.” -J. B. S. Haldane How do these days taste to you? How do they feel, literally in your heart? Do they sit with you, whispering confused thoughts? Do they weigh on your stomach like a […]

Lake Swimming

“In the water I am beautiful.” –Kurt Vonnegut   At the lake edge, I am a pilgrim, humble, awkward, almost naked. I step on rocks, cringing forward, top heavy on bone stilts Entering, absorbing by inches the inhospitable chill till the short gasp of getting the shoulders underwater. With an expansive stroke forward I weigh 30 […]