Society

Locomotion

The trick of getting a lift is not in persuading someone to stop. It is in being at exactly the right place at the right time such that the person who would give you a lift and is heading your way just happens to be passing. Being in the right place at the right time. The Taoist rule of thumb. (read more)

Society

Go Fly a Kite

And don’t kites just lend themselves to metaphor? They punctuate the sky, return it to a human scale. They hug the wind. Our minds can’t help but follow them up into the empyrean; watching them, we expand. (read more)