Tag Archive: science

The Depth and the Shallowness of Time

The passage of time is inevitable. There are physicists out there who claim time doesn’t even exist at all, but they can’t really prove it. As far as everyday experience is concerned time… Continue reading

Critical Mass, Perceptions, and Reality

The primary way we experience the world is through our senses. This is something most scientists, scholars, and theologians can agree on, although you might have a difficult time actually getting them to… Continue reading

Theology and Theoretical Physics

In the past people turned to theology to explain the universe. Today, many people turn to theoretical physics for the same explanations. On the surface these two fields may appear to be very… Continue reading

Problem Solving, Obsession, and Letting Go

“Any solution is nothing more than a commitment to future problems.” –Some wise guy I like to solve problems, and I don’t believe I am alone in this endeavor. It is nice to… Continue reading

Planets are Like People

I have spent my life trying to understand everything around me. From the dirt below, to the stars above, and even the atmosphere in between. And I have learned, as a reluctant human,… Continue reading

Order of Operations

An order of operations is a list of things you must to, and the proper order to do them in. There are many tasks that require many steps. In most cases, if you… Continue reading

Time is Like Gravity

Time is like gravity. Both are fundamental aspects of the universe. And both can easily go unnoticed. We take them as a given. But there is always just the right amount of gravity,… Continue reading

You are what you Search For

A lot of different factors go into developing our identities. Things we like. Things we hate. People we know and experiences we’ve had. These are all part of our identity, and largely beyond… Continue reading

Moses, Backsides, and the Limits of Knowledge

Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with human knowledge. It investigates the origin, methods of acquisition, and potential limits of knowledge. Basically, epistemology asks the question, “How much can we… Continue reading

The Invention of Magic

When we think of the past, and the attitudes of the people who lived then, we think of superstition and fantastical beliefs. Before our modern age of reason and enlightenment, people believed in… Continue reading

Detachment vs. Understanding

Enlightenment is an elusive prize. It is sort of like the very best item of those claw vending machines. A lot of people may claim to have won a diamond necklace in the… Continue reading

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