One of my favorite pieces of short filmmaking is DANIELS’ music video for the Shins’ “Simple Song.” (DANIELS is a filmmaking duo made up of Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, best known for the outrageous[…]
I’ve been trying for years to come up with a pangram –a sentence with all the letters of the alphabet –that beats out the most famous one, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy[…]
If you’re like me, you’re thoroughly sick of both major American political parties, and ready for a change. Is it a pipe dream? No. American political parties have typically gone through a major realignment every[…]
– Paolo The simplest possible universe is the one in which God is real, and everything else is within the mind and/or imagination of God. This is as envisioned by British philosopher Bishop Berkeley. The[…]
Yes. The reason is that science gives us more power over the world, and power without morality is self destructive. Therefore, if science is not moral, it will destroy us.
Will you not agree that if this is true, then it means that mathematics is based on unsound arguments if the axioms so used are false. And rarely do mathematical physicist check to see whether[…]
War has been a feature of human existence throughout all human history. As each war ends, each generation swears never again to beat the drums of war, and yet like any addict, the human race[…]
“Primary” and “Secondary Reflection” are concepts from the work of Christian Existentialist Gabriel Marcel. To provide a rough and inaccurate summary, primary reflection is the initial attempt to mentally apprehend an external reality as something[…]