Tag Archive: science

Automation, and the Future of the Human Race

No matter what we do or how hard we try every one of us, along with the rest of the Universe, is moving unstoppingly toward the future. It doesn’t matter what you think… Continue reading

Modern Occult Arts

There are many words that have a slightly different meaning depending on the context. Sometimes one interpretation of these words develops such a reputation that people forget it ever meant anything else. Like… Continue reading

Use and Misuse

Abusus non tollit usum. “Misuse does not nullify proper use.” In other words, doing something wrong does not eliminate the potential to do the same thing correctly, but everything sounds better when you… Continue reading

Cosmic Rock, Paper, and Scissors

The number three has had profound influence on human cultures in most times and places. One of the most important groupings of three is that of Mind, Body, and Spirit. These are disparate… Continue reading

Ancient Philosophy and the Origin of the Universe

I. Sometimes our modern understanding of things can be informed by how people long ago thought about the same things. Just because they didn’t have electricity or microscopes doesn’t mean ancient people were… Continue reading

Five Embarrassing Space Mistakes

Engineers, astrophysicists, and astronauts are at the pinnacle of scientific innovation, but even they screw up. Sometimes they make easy mistakes, other times things don’t go as planned, and occasionally they simply don’t… Continue reading

Three Different Ways to Think About Time

Time is a funny thing. There is always more of it than you think, and less of it than you would like. People have been thinking on the nature of time forever. Or… Continue reading

Quantum Mechanics and Enlightenment

Science has always been an attempt to understand the world around us. In this way, it is similar to religion and philosophy. In fact, the first modern scientists were called Natural Philosophers. But… Continue reading

The Message of the Sword (Story)

Igsby Wrinklefoot was sitting in one of the many rooms of his home. It was a comfortable abode that showed off the wealth of his family, as well as the fruits of Igsby’s… Continue reading

Weird, Creepy, and Unnecessary Things, In Space.

Human beings are natural born explorers. We’re always trying to go places we have never been, and in all honesty, probably shouldn’t be. Outer space, for example, is a place where we have… Continue reading

Naieveatron

A heavy silence filled the night air, along with the smell of wet asphalt and motor oil: the smell of a city recovering from a rainstorm. The streets were abandoned, save for a… Continue reading

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