Of chaos and order

Fractals are, to me, an access to understanding the relationship of chaos to order. With fractals, what appears to be chaos at one scale of magnification can appear to be organized in some recognizable order at another scale of magnification. Alan Watts gave the example of a rope; the observing…

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Play, perform or practice?

What is it to “play” music? What is it to “perform” music? What is it to “practice” music? What do we expect from each? What can we learn from each? “What is Play? It is a state of being that is intensely pleasurable. It energizes and enlivens us. It eases…

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What is it to play music?

What is the experience of playing music ? What is music? Music is is a human expression of a subset of the universal language of frequency, rhythm, and change (three different words for vibration). What is the experience like? There is the disappearance of self in service of something bigger…

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The Mirror

What do you see in the world? A man was considering moving to a town, so he went to visit and when he got there he met a sage and asked- “what are the people like in this town?” The sage responded “What are people like where you come from?”…

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Letting Go

Letting Go Author Unknown To let go doesn’t mean to stop caring; It means I can’t do it for someone else. To let go is not to cut myself off… It’s the realization that I can’t control another… To let go is not to enable, but to allow learning from…

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