The Consciousness Particle

There are those walking among us (after some introspection I realize I may be one of those who walk as well) who see consciousness as an existential web. Some people consider consciousness wholly.  That is not novel.  People have contemplated consciousness throughout the breadth of time and have conjured explanations and comprehensions of what this…

Shō ga nai for the modern man

Controversy springs from the oddest places. It springs from the most inopportune places. In 2021, what is archaic Japanese philosophy if not odd and inopportune? Thus, quibbling. An adage I’m fond of, shō ga nai, is particularly Japanese. The translation, literally (as possible, given the meta-nuances and intonational schisms inherent to language’s shaping of the…