My colleagues and I would like to enter this year's competition as TeleDala Dharma. Our method will entail Intensive Remote Triangulation, with each of us influencing candles from at least one league apart from one another.
Mike Gillespie returned to the Pacific Northwest after many years of teaching at the University of Nebraska Omaha's Department of Philosophy and Religion, where he is Professor Emeritus. He recently retired again, this time from the University of Washington Bothell's Program in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Trained in philosophy, his teaching commitments have included the humanities generally. Over the years he has taken on the task of becoming one of the myriad things, moving and being moved by the others.
David Goldstein is a collection of prehistoric atoms that directs the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Washington Bothell and teaches American and ethnic studies in the Program in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. He lives with a collection of prehistoric atoms that he knows as his partner, three children, three chickens, two rats, and a geriatric cat.
Gray Kochhar-Lindgren has been practicing telekinesis since before birth and
continues to be able to move trains along tracks, cars along the Seattle
autobahn, and airplanes along the blue, blue jetways. His current avatar
directs the First Year Program at the University of Washington Bothell, where
he is also Professor of Philosophy, Culture, and Interdisciplinary Studies.