Here’s the funny thing: we think time flows continuously. We are under the impression that 6:01 immediately follows 6:00, but there is nothing that necessitates that. Quite the opposite. What […]
The Bird’s Cage “Look at all the birds in their cages”, my uncle said to me one day, while pointing to a flock of birds in the sky above us. […]
The most confusing place to be is exactly where you belong, when everything else is out of place.
Babe Ruth is arguably the greatest baseball player to ever play the game. But . . . says who? Some man, probably, and probably judging by masculine standards. In fact, […]
Feminism is a good idea but . . . Women belong in the kitchen. This is not a specific statement about women. It is representative of a more general philosophy […]
We are a complicated machine. What we are meant to do is obfuscated, partly by our biases, partly by our limitations (of perception, cognition, correlation, coordination, prediction, intelligence, etc.), partly […]
“Only stupid people are breeding.” I hear this from time to time or some variation. I think it warrants some deeper examination. If only stupid people were breeding or stupidity […]