Michael Lynne

The Walls We Build Ourselves

A reflection on how, as individuals and as cultures, classes, races and nations we often let ego, fear, tribalism, rules, and routines wall us off from insight, growth, novelty, contact and compassion.  How might we find a better balance between self and society?

Evolution of the Mind and Free Will

Can we have free will if our brains and thoughts appear to be purely physical/biological structures determined by genetics and our past and present environments?