F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Automobile


We try to bring updates on the nativities as we run across them so our readers can understand their cultural context.  Here's something on F. Scott Fitzgerald from the New Yorker Magazine,  March 2015, on how the automobile changed American society.  Is he right though?  Wasn't "bundling" a Pilgrim tradition?¹  Or how bout going out…

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Robert Hand on partiles & atoms


Q: Christeen Skinner, who I interviewed a little while ago, mentioned that we don’t have three-dimensional software; saying architects have it, so that if they’re designing a building they can see the building that they’re working on. Maybe – taking up what you’re talking about – we need software that shows us an expanse in…

#502 Charles A. Jayne Astrologer


  The Astrologer Charles Jayne was born on October 9, 1911 in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, a town north of Philadelphia and south of Abington.  He studied philosophy at Princeton University, electrical engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and psychology at Columbia University. From 1961 – 1969, he was a technical analyst on Wall Street. Esoterically he studied…

#180 Paul Foster Case


Paul Foster Case was born on October 3, 1884 in Fairport, New York a small town outside of Rochester.  His mother was a teacher, and his father ead librarian of the town library. He learned to read earlier than most because of his mother, and exhibited exceptional musical talent. He began training in piano and…

#95 Annie Besant


“An imperious necessity forces me to speak the truth, as I see it, whether the speech please or displease, whether it bring praise or blame. That one loyalty to Truth I must keep stainless, whatever friendships fail me or human ties be broken.” – Annie Besant, An Autobiography Chapter XIV. Annie Besant ate  no meat and drank…