YES WE CAN HAS! (aaangyl) wrote,

// A Question of Spirit. /

The first chapter of Proust was a Neuroscientist involves the procession of influence from Emerson to Whitman and James, and how this creates the philosophical foundation for neuroscience. I must confess that I hadn't realized just how directly related these major influences of mine were. I'll probably write more about it when I'm actually finished reading it. BUT. NO WONDER I'M SO INTERESTED IN NEUROSCIENCE! Most of my most significant historical influences feed directly into it. I'd never really thought about it that way before.

Most of the time, I feel like my interests and talents are placed haphazardly all over the board. But occasionally, at moments like this, under the right lens, they seem to shine into a much brighter pinpoint.

  • // Failin. /

    I can't call this lolitics 'cuz it's more depressing than funny. I'm still sad Lessig decided not to run for Congress after all. He's only marginally…

  • // The Great and Unnecessary Divide. /

    So. One of the main selling points of the Obama brand is the concept of crossing all lines and barriers to create consensus for the greater good, or…

  • // Moar Lolitics. /

    I apparently need a lolitics icon.

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