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The Space Between

The Space Between

 The Space Between I'm writing this during the lull, the space between this Christmas and the New year, and another new start? Out with the old and in with the new, so long 2020 and hello 2021.  There’s a change in the weather, a rare outbreak of sunshine and dry...

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"Without Deviation from the norm, there is no progress"   Frank Zappa  Great words from Frank there, of course quotes are best not to be taken literally, especially when we now live in an age of alternative facts when notions of progress  include reverting to the...

Dmitry Sokolenko

Dmitry Sokolenko

In the course of various experiments on the processes of mental fermentation, one particular question obsessed the governor-humanist Sergei Furgal – can something living really come from the spontaneous fermentation that occurs in a solution composed of bureaucrats?...

East West-Schism by Dmitry Sokolenko

East West-Schism by Dmitry Sokolenko

Pinocchio and the future Pope John Paul I are sitting at a table in the café. The future Pope John Paul II is standing at the bar. Since there is no security camera in the café in 1978, everything we’ll write about here is based on the notes and sketches of Pinocchio....