There are many “explanations” of which this photo is an exact visual representation. Perhaps accidentally the image makes many strange facts clear in a single stroke. And one can speculate freely, too—very freely!—with such an image serving as one’s guide. I can’t help thinking of String Theory
, for instance. Is this its visual model? Do we have before us a small model of “The Mind of God” as pop-cosmological rhetoric has it!? Has the matrix of the eleven mysterious dimensions of the tiny, fundamental strings been rendered here in a way one can almost grasp!?
Such questions preoccupied the editors back in the days of The Secret Alameda
before the reformation, before the days of works & conversations
. [The photo above appeared in 1992 on the cover of issue #4 of TSA
]. Not many people had heard of us then, and we still need your help. We’re not really self-sustaining even though we make a little go a long way. We thank those of you who have contributed in the past. Your support is truly appreciated. As always, 100% of your contribution will be used for the continuing production of the magazine. I’m even reducing my salary from zero to Zero, that is, in terms of dollars
. In terms of non-material compensation, I have to admit that I’m not willing to pledge any such reduction.—rw