Chess and Violent Meditation

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Check out this post from empire
state blues.

"[snip…]Everything else is blotted out by the deafening sound of my
own consciousness, the ascendant primate mind, churning on all of its
terrifying and unknown cylinders. And playing chess is in some ways a
taking of communion with this austere machine-mind; this family tree
of decisions; this full blooming of abstract thought.[snip…]

(from: Chess and Violent