An uncertain reality

In scientific work, creative thinking demands seeing things not seen previously, or in ways not previously imagined; and this necessitates jumping off from "normal" positions, and taking risks by departing from reality. The difference between the thinking of the paranoid patient and the scientist ... Continue reading

Roller coaster faith

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The engines of the MD-80 began to roar as the pilot released his brakes and started his take-off roll. I glanced to my left for a last look at the Mexico City terminal and ... Continue reading