Category Archives: quotes

In the Digital Playground with Tom Campbell

Rarely during one’s life does a totally unique and alien concept arise to firmly grab hold of the attention strings that dangle so precariously – and with such vulnerability – from our minds. I’d like to open your eyes to … Continue reading

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Answers From the Future

Mathematician John von Neumann spoke in the mid-1950s of “ever accelerating progress of technology and changes in the mode of human life, which gives the appearance of approaching some essential singularity in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as … Continue reading

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Enough Already! (with the Guns…)

This is happening way too often in this country. Why? Guns are too readily available. Automatic and semi-automatic assault weapons designed to maximize kills are on the streets and apparently also in your mother’s garment closet. Why? “It’s our constitutional … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Gifts for the New Civilization (Post 2012 Mayhem)

I recently posted a question on Twitter that drew an ASTOUNDING number of responses. Zero actually, but that’s not the point. The question was: What 5 things representative of humanity and human progress would you want preserved to help return civilization … Continue reading

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Struggling with Grace

A friend recently told me he waited in line for gas for over 5 hours in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. This was in the middle of his 13 days without power. Before I could finish voicing my sympathy he … Continue reading

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What If You Could Just Send Your Mind to Work?

How cool would that be: to just send your mind to work while “you” have plenty of time to do what you wanted. Let your mind toil away at work while you enjoy living your life. Sounds good, right? That’s … Continue reading

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God: Proxy or Pure Energy?

I’d love to share an excerpt from my first novel, “After Delphi“. At this point the main character, Pontius, has had his life ruined by a desperate government leader. He is on the run, going mad and looking for metaphysical … Continue reading

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A “Mystery” Quote

As I was paging through my work notebook, I found two handwritten quotes (non-work related of course) that I had recently jotted down. One clearly had a source: Bodhi, the surfing-guru-evil-bank-robber-dude from the 1991 Keanu Reeves movie Point Break. The … Continue reading

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