Beyond These Four Walls

“All the world’s a stage. You’ll get over it.” —Jeffrey Bonfield, epigraph for “Birding in the Face of Terror” Have you ever felt like the protagonist of an elaborate theatrical production that encompasses your whole life? You’re certainly far from alone if so. Shakespeare seemed attuned to this signature human experience when he penned theContinue reading “Beyond These Four Walls”

Faith and Fear

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” —Thomas Aquinas “Faith means not wanting to know what is true.” —Friedrich Nietzsche “Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of scienceContinue reading “Faith and Fear”