Chris Crawford at Cologne Game Lab in 2011
My recent post elicited this thoughtful response from the game designer Chris Crawford. His thinking reminds me of Thoreau and the Taoists.
… The very question “What is the meaning of life?” raises my hackles, because the question has no intellectual substance. One might as well ask “What is the meaning of hamburgers?” My physicist-mind demands that I boil it down to something concrete, something — well, not tangible, but certainly something that I can nail down. Continue reading Communing with Nature: Is That How We Find Life’s Meaning?
A reader sent me a beautiful description of the tranquility he finds walking in and communing with nature. It seems my friend has become a forest dweller in the Hindu tradition! Continue reading Walking in Nature
Thought a bit more about nostalgia today on my morning walk. Continue reading Thinking and Walking