At the beginning was Light. Light - pure, distilled, triumphant and overwhelming in its unity and possibilities. Out of this Light came everything that we call Cosmos, Universe and Life. The story of the Universe is the story of the evolving Light, which is intertwined with Love. Love is not accidental but essential to the story of the Universe. Equally essential are sacred symbols, thinking and art. The story of the Universe is enthralling, fascinating, mysterious and yet simple. We need to have the eyes to see the beauty and the genius of Life, as it incessantly re-creates and transforms...
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There’s an old Chinese curse which goes, “May you live in interesting
times.” I think it must have been especially aimed at folks who keep diaries
(and if they follow Roger’s edict, that number will soon be increased by
three: Bill Gelb, Sandra Jackson, and Herb “Give Me The World And Let
Me Boss It” Porter). I sat here in my little home office—which is actually
just a corner of the kitchen to which I have added a shelf and a bright
light—pounding the keys of my typewriter for nearly five hours last night.
Computer Science Department Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Halfa Israel (a2) Let me know if the door is locked. (a3) Be careful walking down the stairs. (a4) Make sure to turn off the basement light. In (al), the mother has provided the child with information about the location of his shoe. The mother has also implied the use of a plan: Walk down to the basement and get your shoes. However, there are a number of problems inherent in this plan. The mother might also inform her child of these problems. The first problem, (a2), is that one of...