Monthly Archives: March 2012

Good weekend for articles on writing

From the NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/opinion/sunday/the-neuroscience-of-your-brain-on-fiction.html?_r=1&pagewanted=1&ref=opinion “Reading great literature, it has long been averred, enlarges and improves us as human beings. Brain science shows this claim is truer than we imagined.” Flipping it around, there are some hints here for writers on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reinventing the Sacred

Reinventing the SacredBy Stuart A. Kauffman Basic Books, New York, 2008 I really admire the scope and boldness of Stuart Kauffman’s 2008 book Reinventing the Sacred. Prof. Kauffman is a biologist and complexity theorist. He sets out not merely to … Continue reading

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