Mahatma Gandhi quotes

“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi “Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.” – Mahatma Gandhi “Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we…

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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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