“Something Other Than”

Godel’s incompleteness theorem is not only accepted mathematics, but the first theorem to be subjected to formal proof by means of a computer. The theorem says that maybe 2 + 2 is not always 4, which is hard for many mathematicians to swallow (google “Is Arithmetic Consistent?”), and the reason arithmetic may contain some contradictions ...  read more

From the Temples in Egypt

I’ve been studying a couple of illustrations Apech turned me onto–from the temples in Egypt, a long time ago. You might find this useful, with regard to the sacrum and L5:

Egyptian god Hapi and djed

I would suggest that the reed that the god is holding on either side of the pillar represents the horizontal ilio-lumbar ligaments, ...  read more

Walking on the Ground of Reality

I’m writing lately about proprioception and sitting the lotus; I write for myself, first and foremost, but I’m hoping this approach will also serve for Westerners who want to learn to sit the lotus. I don’t sit many sesshins, and I don’t care if my sitting is ten minutes or 50; maybe I average about 30. It’s about stretch, ...  read more