Snow on a Southern City: a Poem

Chilly skies shed frozen coats On waiting world below A fallen burden glorifies New-sparkling southern hills   The city’s rhythm starts anew A fresh cast on the ground And men’s hearts feel cheer to enter in To snowy Sabbath rest […]

We Need Art To Inspire Us for Normal Days

Why do most of us only turn to inspirational art on exceptional days? There are few human beings who aren’t be lifted up by a beautiful, swelling piece of orchestral music. Even non-religious people can appreciate the poetry of the Hebrew Psalms. And if you meet someone […]

Would Immortality Be a Good Thing?

Is a 500-year lifespan goal likely to happen in our lifetime? Many of the most optimistic techno-futurists think so, with some even musing that we will eventually achieve immortality – the end of involuntary death. Of course, while most people are asking […]