The first round of prints are in-hand, comrades; they’re small, as you’ll see below. The edition size will be 100, so it will be a small edition. I’m hoping to use this edition to test the waters, get a feel for the e-commerce backend, figure out how/if this is going to work, etc. In fact, this picture was painted before this project began, so I won’t go into the details of why I painted it except to say that it’s kind of a conceptual prequel to the paintings that will follow, which will have more words to accompany them. The …Read More >
Monthly Archives: January 2012
“Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Disclaimer: I am not a scientist. I am not even particularly bright.
Regardless, one reason I think Mere Christianity is such a compelling book is that Lewis took a fairly scientific approach to a spiritual subject. The reader can test his claims because the reader is an intrinsic expert on the subject being examined; he is the subject:
There is one thing, and only one, in the whole universe which we know more about than we could learn from external observation. That one thing is Man. We do not merely observe men, we are men. In this case we have, so to speak, inside information; we are in the know. – C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
From this intrinsic point of departure, Brother Clive sets out to step the reader through a series of logical paces. Granted, there are critics of these paces who argue that they aren’t logical and would likely say that they’re far from scientific. In the academic sense, they may be right. Who knows; I’m no academic. I suppose some would argue that academic sense is an oxymoron. Anyway, back to what’s important: logic, science, and how to impress the ladies…
This brings me to the next logical subject: Goodwill. Not good will. Goodwill. Where I source all of my yellow-armpitted Reebok t-shirts with stretched-out necks and that…Read More >