Engineering and Leonardo da Vinci

Engineering and Leonardo da Vinci

“The Practice of Engineering” Leonardo [da Vinci] took an artist’s vision into science. He understood that science, as much as painting, has to find the design of nature in her detail. He gave science what was (and is!) most needed: The artist’s sense that the detail...
Giving it to You Straight

Giving it to You Straight

Where violence is concerned, I think both men and women want people to give it to them straight. As much fun as I have engaging in and teaching life-preservation techniques, lives are truly changed when people start to gain a better understanding of violence as it...
God Loves You

God Loves You

Friend… God loves you. He loves you not because you’re a well-behaved person but because He’s so prodigally extravagant and inexpressively good that He cannot help but love you. At the risk of sounding blasphemous (and I pray you see the spirit behind what I’m about...
Self-knowledge, a meditation

Self-knowledge, a meditation

Self-knowledge (the primary form [see Note below]), a meditation… Note: There are, essentially, two kinds of self-knowledge: 1/The Primary Form, which I discuss in this mediation. And… 2/The Secondary Form, with has to do with how well a person understands his...