George W. Dorr is called the “father of Acadia National Park,” but its financial benefactor was definitely John D. Rockefeller, Jr. And I remembered her running this way and that as we hiked the Horsetail falls trail. I remembered her freedom on the beach and how she had to keep water free from all debris, swimming tirelessly to grab any sticks she’d see floating on the surface I remembered how she hated the rain and refused, if at all possible to go out in it and how she’d climb up next to me on the couch and put her chin on my lap, just to be close. I remembered how she’d come whenever she heard me in the kitchen and sit down looking up at me longingly with those big brown eyes, “What do you have for me, Dad? I know it will be something good and I want it.
In this vein, we could say that, when Thomas Kuhn spoke about the shift of paradigms as a changing in the Gestalt of perception in the way the scientific object is perceived he might have said that this perception is the result of a more fundamental process, of a ‘falling in love’ with a new theoretical idea. This emotion is what allows the creative scientist to ‘imagine’ things differently from the way they were conceived until then, and subsequently to discover in reality features that other scientists have ignored previously. Later, new generations of scientists can also be educated in the spirit of the new perception..
That being said, I think that being invested all season is kind of unrealistic. I know in a few weeks it be all playoff hockey, and then when the Caps supposedly lose, it back to baseball. I pay zero attention to the NBA playoffs so from that point to September there is basically nothing going on in the sports world BUT baseball.
He also lived at this house that was basically a party house near a church with a few roommates. One of the guys who lived there spazzed the fuck out on acid one night and tried to jump out of his window to kill himself, was screaming and breaking shit and yelling about God, and even ran out of the house to the church and started banging on the doors. Bad trips would happen periodically to him but he always still do psychedelics pretty consistently, not sure why..