Tag Archive: writing

Something About Spam Comments

When people visit a website, sometimes they like to leave comments. Even when they are explicitly told not to. My post about Quantum Mechanics was commented on by many people, and these comments… 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

The Not-So-Secret Garden (Review)

Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “If you have a garden and a library then you have everything you need.” But what if you have the best, most famous garden ever? Do you still need… 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

Innovations That Must Be Very Old, But Actually Aren’t

Some inventions and ideas appear to be so important they are timeless. Even the most integral things, though, must have been invented at some point in time. Here follows six innovations that are… 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

Forms of Arcane Magic (That you can learn, too!)

Who doesn’t sometimes wish they could be like Harry Potter, whisked away to a magical school to become a master of arcane arts? While there is no Hogwarts, there are plenty of institutions… Continue reading

Five Questions (Story)

At Future Industries, security is key. A company that specializes in controversial technology cannot afford to treat security with anything less than the upmost concern. Competitors could try to steal their secrets. Disgruntled… Continue reading

Bad Advice From Philosophers

Philosophy means a love of knowledge. Many of the greatest thinkers in history were philosophers, both knowledgeable and wise. Many of them thought, “If everyone listens to me, then we will all be… Continue reading

Drugs in History

Lets face it: everyone loves drugs. From Tylenol to LSD, ingesting substances to fix our problems is as human as philosophy and giant piles of garbage. (A lot of philosophy is a giant… Continue reading

What to say on the Phone

When talking to a receptionist on the phone, to set up an appointment or ask for information, there is a specific way the conversation should go. Almost like a script. At the end… Continue reading

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