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Aharon Varady

Aharon Varady

Community Planner (M.C.P.) and Jewish Educator (M.A.J.Ed.) working to improve stewardship of the Public Domain, be it the physical and natural commons of urban park systems or the creative and cultural commons of Torah study. I am the founding director of the Open Siddur Project, http://opensiddur.org

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The Collected Calypsos, Sayings, and Songs of Bokonon

From Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Cat’s Cradle (1963). Found on the internet, and rearranged associatively.

On the Quest for Understanding

Tiger got to hunt, Bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, ‘Why, why, why?’ Tiger got to sleep, Bird got to land, Man got to tell himself he understand.

On Life

We do, . . . → Continue reading: The Collected Calypsos, Sayings, and Songs of Bokonon

Philip K. Dick on Kurt Vonnegut

Far be it for me to add another to the blossoming forest of eulogies for Kurt Vonnegut, a man who I loved — I’m just thankful I’ve been alive at a time when I could read his writings (Mark Twain, never got the chance). I do have something to share though: some audio of . . . → Continue reading: Philip K. Dick on Kurt Vonnegut

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