Postcards

“Once developing inside our mother, we are receiving postcards from the outside world. These postcards tell us if this world is dangerous or safe… Knowing nothing else, we learn from those messages.”Epidemiologist David Barker (1938-2013) Before we’re born, we’ve begun forming patterns and responses to the outside world via chemical signals from inside the sensory…

You Never Know

“… It is really impossible to tell whether anything that happens is good or bad— because you never know what will be the consequences of the misfortune. Or of good fortune.” Alan Watts In this two-minute story, British-American philosopher and theologian, Alan Watts (1915-1973), illustrated how—while ideas of good and bad come and go—nature’s ever-changing conditions…