Loving Relationships

Loving Relationships

How many times have you fallen in love?  It’s easy for most people.  How many times have you been in a permanent loving relationship, and for how long?  A little more difficult.  Understatement.  A lot more difficult. The Chinese concept of romantic love is that it is...
Alternate Reality

Alternate Reality

Way back in the 50’s there was something called Cinerama.  Three huge synchronized screens along with an amazingly powerful surround sound system.  A whole theater on Hollywood Boulevard totally was devoted to this new immersive technology. The first scene was a...
The End of Conversation as We Know It

The End of Conversation as We Know It

It is a growing custom in New York for people having dinner at a restaurant to pool all their cellphones at the end of the table.  First person to answer their phone pays the entire bill. It’s part of the growing recognition that our electronic gadgetry is destroying...
1984 Is Here and Gone

1984 Is Here and Gone

Nineteen Eighty-Four is here and gone. For those of use with short memories, Nineteen Eighty-Four is George Orwell’s tale of a dystopian future in which the government spies on everyone.  It is a world of conform or else.  Published in 1949, this book accurately...

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