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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