It has happened to me only twice. Each time, only a single word was spoken. But the impact of hearing someone who isn’t there speak to you is profoundly unsettling, even if it is only single word. I can’t begin to imagine what it would be like to have this kind of thing happening to [...]
From a reader in Costa Rica:
I just finished your book The Mother of All Minds. It is a very thought-provoking work, and has created quite a log jam in my brain. I don’t know if you have ever heard that you convinced someone to get out of a relatively profitable business, but that is exactly [...]
There is a breathtaking, cause-for-soul-searching, if also morbidly fascinating, laboratory experiment on the human brain and behavior happening at the moment on the increasingly mob-minded “bizarre bazaar” called the Blogosphere. It is available for observing and pondering to anyone who cares to click through to various blog sites.
The proximate initiator—read that “cause” and now [...]