Fix the Beast

The Mad Psychology of Electronic Gaming
How an obsessed gamer taught me the meaning of life.
“And just how,” I asked Dave, “would you render your characters unpredictable? Whatever random functions you write, at the end of the day, you have control.”
The soul loves the body. It wants to raise it up, like a child, to see what the soul can see.
Why were we made so small, with such great heavens above our heads? Because He desired creatures that would know wonder.
Our world is held together by wonder.
Every creature experiences wonder, for without wonder, there is no life.
Shabbat is the Creator's signature upon His masterwork.
Know where you are, who you are, and what you can achieve, and life will flow from there.
Practice day by day and you will see a higher world.
The purpose of meditation is to take what you know into how you act.
Whatever wisdom you learn, open a space in your life for it to enter.
The toil of the garden is to find Eden. The toil of the mind is to reach beyond mind.
Within the persona of each creature, G-d breathes.
At the essence of all thought lies beauty and delight.
Wanted: Infinite G-d seeks human heart to build a home together.
True words are words the soul already knows.
Doing good when you’re inspired is nice. Doing good despite yourself is divine.
You can't choose how you feel. But you can choose how you will act on those feelings.
Within you is a fire from heaven. Never underestimate the power of your soul.
It is worthwhile to struggle an entire life for one moment that is forever.
Wisdom is the power to see the truth without attempting to fit it into any mold.
Blind faith is a fear of knowledge. True faith is a sense of the unknowable.
To grasp truth, you must be truth.
Wisdom is the capacity to see the truth as it is and the quietness to allow it entry without compromise.
Only a fool will toss out the inheritance of many generations. But we must make it our own, as well.
Keep your head in the clouds, but your feet on the ground.
The greatest mind can never contain the wisdom of the simplest heart.
From Above, love pours down, even as we lock the door.
To become one with another person, you must first recognize that you are but a broken half.
Every prayer of the heart is answered. It's the packaging that doesn't always suit our taste.
Without faith, there is no prayer. But if there is faith, for what is there to pray? There is only one answer: To approach the Infinite, you must contain opposites.
In His Presence
To pray is to speak from a place where there is no room for you to exist.
Real Idols
Whatever you do, do it for real. There is no other way to find truth.
Your body can reflect a stillnes of the soul that your mind can never know.
The presidents, the CEOs, the big investors--their doors are closed. But the door of the Creator of the Universe is always open.
Thank your Creator for all you have, and you will have more.