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Jim Humphrey


A Living Universe (excerpt) [The following text is drawn from a paper that is published online: westernfriend.org/media/living-universe]

Issue: On Science (November 2022)

Here Sleep Dragons As a young man, I joined the Peace Corps and served in Morocco for two and a half years. One day I found myself sitting in a café in Rabat, my mind in a swirl, as I looked at the equally swirling street scene. I was trying and trying to figure things out and just couldn’t. I sat there feeling lost and helpless, with a rising sense of panic. Then I began to laugh at the ridiculousness of my situation. Giving up the thought that I could make sense of it, I plunged back into the chaos of the day, no better off than before.

Issue: On Insight (March 2017)

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