After a long COVID-induced hiatus, I just completed my first recording session in nearly a year and a half. There was a particularly interesting aspect to this session. 50 years ago, when I was trying to find my place in this world and had dreams of making it as aContinue Reading

My intention at the moment is to create an outline view of where I believe we are in history. I’m not going to delve into any particular aspect in detail on this first pass. It will seem that I’m passing along some controversial ideas in a rather offhand way. ButContinue Reading

After a year-and-a-half-long hiatus, I’m finally going back into Bruce Kaphan’s recording studio, Niagara Falls, to work on Street Songs, the collection of recordings that accompanies my manuscript-in-progress Street Song. I don’t want to give out too many specifics prior to the event (I’m a little superstitious that way) butContinue Reading

The Enlightenment was first a philosophical movement whose roots stretch back to ancient Greece, where most Western philosophy begins. The late 20th Century French intellectuals, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, point out in their book What is Philosophy? that it was the ancient Greeks who dispensed with the sage andContinue Reading