Listen to the Moon

May 29th, 2006 § 4 comments § permalink


Listen to the Moon

Would you like to see something totally outrageous? The disc of the Moon, as seen from the Earth, is exactly the same size as the disc of the Sun as seen from the Earth. We don’t know why this is so. » Read the rest of this entry «

The Seventh Generation

May 22nd, 2006 § 1 comment § permalink

by db

A few weeks ago I posted a Pod called The Big Attractor. I fear it was a bit over the top, as in my eagerness to find a context for theWheel I bit off somewhat more than I could chew.

However, “the Big Attractor” did lead me to a song called The Seventh Generation, named after the Iroquois practice of taking the interests of the Seventh Generation into consideration as we live our lives. » Read the rest of this entry «

My Yellow Balloon

May 15th, 2006 § 5 comments § permalink

by db

What if someone released a perfectly good song into the Public Domain? What if anybody could develop it? What would happen? » Read the rest of this entry «

Cultural Inflation and the Popular Song

May 8th, 2006 § 4 comments § permalink

by db

A couple of years ago I was talking to a friend about the current state of the American Popular Song when I heard myself saying something like “there has been a Cultural Inflation in America, which has led to a devaluation of the Popular Song.” I guess by this I meant that there had been such an explosion in the sheer volume of cultural artifacts » Read the rest of this entry «

The Big Attractor

May 1st, 2006 § 4 comments § permalink

by db

As I set out to envision what theWheel might become, I find myself drawn to big thoughts and even bigger issues. For instance: What is going to happen to this planet and to humanity?

Are there things we might do together to enable a hopeful future for our children?

Big enough?

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