“And then he dropped the bracelets…”

Episode 10 of The Wire opens on a drug-free Bubbles sitting on a park bench, struggling to come to terms with his new status as a recovering addict. Over the course of this simple, but powerful scene, he goes through several different emotions in quick succession. As children play and families stroll, Bubbles sits in … Continue reading

Horribly disappointed by a really good book

Just over a week ago, a friend of mine sent me the following YouTube video: The main idea presented by Alva Noë in that short and intriguing video is that our consciousness is not some tool or ability that resides within our head, but a dynamic process that takes place between our brains, our body … Continue reading