My book for this week is The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and I'm totally freaking over it.
Last night it revealed to me a chunk of the mysteries of the life, concerning the radical oneness of the universe. I wrote it up for all to see: PDF. Then I looked at the time and realized that I'd been zoning for six hours and should go to sleep. My big thought now is, "If I can get this much of a trip off reading about LSD, I wonder how far I can go from actually taking it!"
I'm currently freaking on Tom Wolfe, so this may be incomprehensible.
Much of the structure of this has a lot to do with the particular internal conflicts that I have encountered, and may not be applicable to others.
The connections shown are only the first level: the very fabric of the page is formed by an infinite network of connections, so that each concept is just around a corner from every other.
In other news, I got back my HD data! For $400 at Nationwide Data Recovery ("Where we don't treat your data like a high priced commodity"), which is half of what I saw elsewhere. The guy there started cussing about his network while I was on the phone with him, but he didn't flinch at sending me my gigabytes of music-collection.
This week is spring break for Olin and MIT. C. went to Florida, so I've been working almost non-stop (and reading Wolfe). I was bored for the first could of days, without C. around, but since then it's been absolute bliss. I can't wait until I'm Financially Independent so I can do this all the time.