Primate Planet

“My people will crouch and conspire and plot and plan for the inevitable day of Man's downfall—the day when he finally and self-destructively turns his weapons against his own kind…. When the sea is a dead sea, and the land is a wasteland….“ I want to write about the difficulty of being open and responsive… Continue reading Primate Planet

Patent Time

During a recent trip, I stopped off at the apartment in Bern where Einstein lived when he worked as a patent clerk. It's now a small museum, including a desk with this broken clock in it. The clock seemed especially poignant since Einstein's research involved a fundamental rethinking of the nature of time. Einstein famously worked by inventing… Continue reading Patent Time