The Alchemist By H. P. Lovecraft

High up, crowning the grassy summit of a swelling mound whose sides are wooded near the base with the gnarled trees of the primeval forest, stands the old chateau of my ancestors. For centuries its lofty battlements have frowned down upon the wild and rugged countryside about, serving as a home and stronghold for the proud house whose honoured line is older even than the moss-grown castle walls. These ancient turrets, stained by the storms of generations and crumbling under the slow yet mighty pressure of time, formed in the ages of feudalism one of the most dreaded and formidable fortresses in all France. From its machicolated parapets and mounted battlements Barons, Counts, and even Kings had been defied, yet never had its spacious halls resounded to the footsteps of the invader. Continue reading The Alchemist By H. P. Lovecraft

David Lynch on Consciousness, Creativity and the Brain (Transcendental Meditation)

I was scrolling through the comments on YouTube for this video and saw this: “omg. That was my former teacher from Emerson asking the 1st question! I’ve thought of her so often wishing I stayed connected. With her and college. She saw something in me I wanted to see in myself. out of billions of videos … Continue reading David Lynch on Consciousness, Creativity and the Brain (Transcendental Meditation)