Look Up

The other day I was waiting for a train at one of the subway stations in Boston. It was very hot, and there were a lot of people standing around. In the midst of everyone, about 10 feet away from me was an older woman. She was dressed harriedly, with long, grey hair. Her neck…

You Can Save The World

If you ever experience the torture pleasure of studying Western philosophy, you will find out that there have been basic questions that humanity has always pondered. The relationship between the unchanging and the changing is one of the them. Another is the relationship between actual and potential. But the big question at the base of…

You’ve Already Got It

Last week I was going to make a gift for a friend who had a very special occasion. Being on a low budget these days, I remembered that I already had an unused glass lantern that I could use to make something memorable for the event. It would work well with the theme of the…