Tag: brain

Whenever I notice coincidences occurring in my life I pay attention because I believe the universe is giving me a gentle nudge to take a look. My latest series may seem trivial but let’s not forget that the kingdom was lost for want of a horseshoe nail. Who knows what wisdom we lose by not […]

“Who gives a rat’s ass which side of the brain is functioning, as long as the dang thing is making us happy?” ~Two-Bit Guru. A few weeks ago on my Friday Link List I linked to the video above, a fascinating TEDtalk by the neuroanatomist, Jill Bolte Taylor. The gist of Ms. Taylor’s story was […]

Decades ago, I had a friend, an intellectual, a fellow American, who knew a lot about India, its religions, its obscure languages, its culture. He once declared to me, Americans want to possess enlightenment. This insight was so accurate that it has stuck with me all these years. I can’t pretend that I haven’t gone […]