The artist is distinguished from all other responsible actors in society — the politicians, legislators, educators, and scientists—by the fact that he is his own test tube, his own laboratory, working according to very rigorous rules, however unstated these may be, and cannot allow any consideration to supersede his responsibility to reveal all that he can possibly discover concerning the mystery of the human being.1
Hence: however smart you or I think we are, the totality of humanity's collective intelligence to date understands — now that the Higgs boson has rounded out the Standard Model — less than 5% of WTF is. So, forgive me, you know, for questioning decrees of "the way things are," however humble or intimidating in origin.
Previous 2012-14 site. Muchly broken, as happens when stored in formaldehyde. Got the old transclusion working, but not sure how much I'll bother fixing, considering completely different approach on Github.
Michael Silverton firstname.lastname@example.org Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form. There is nothing to be attained. Best of scientific rigor and rigorous deductive intuition to date, pretty much indicates that we all live in a yellow holographic (Susskind) simulation (Bostrom), a yellow holographic simulation, a yellow holographic simulation. Argue if you like, it's testable and we're doing so. Fingerprint: B231 A50B 6B69 2BEC 195D 9A3B 11C1 F625 2F07 55A5 PubKey: 4096 RSA