LEVELS OF REALITY

THE RHEOSTAT OF LIFE

As a teen, not knowing about rheostats, I once argued with a friend long ago that a light bulb is either on or off, and doesn’t vary in brightness. I was young and uneducated, and quite convinced of my logic. The bulb gets power or it doesn’t. I was wrong. I then quickly learned about the magic of the rheostat that reduced the amount of electricity to a bulb, and therefore lowered the brightness.

Because of this long ago learning, it has been a little easier for me to back off the extremes, on or off, day or night, right or wrong, real or not real, and…

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Geophysicist, lawyer, mediator, student of Jung, phenomenology, semiotics

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Rip Parker

Geophysicist, lawyer, mediator, student of Jung, phenomenology, semiotics