Archive for February, 2011

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Why People Should Be Respected

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Earlier today I was watching an interview featuring Richard Dawkins, and while I normally agree with him, especially on science related issues, I disagree with his views toward respect.   Here is the first part of the interview: Before we begin, let’s define what respect is.  My dictionaries define the term several different ways, but the […]

Stabilized Images And Blind Spots

Friday, February 18th, 2011

What is it that we see when we look out of our eyes onto the world?  Most of us believe that we’re directly seeing the image that light is forming as it comes into contact with our eyes.  What really happens is quite a bit more complicated than that.  I want to talk today about […]

Arianna Pockets $300 mil

Monday, February 14th, 2011

I read an article today that Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, sold her website to AOL and is pocketing $300 million in cash herself. Have you guys ever seen her on the television?  She’s a liberal who is frequently on various news television programs, and she talks about helping communities, giving back, how […]

Albert Einstein’s Beliefs Toward God

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Albert Einstein is one of the most misrepresented individuals to ever live.  Take this video for instance. There’s a lot I could say about this video, and the message that it’s trying to get across, but I’ll hold myself back and simply say that this never happened.  Einstein was an agnostic.  His conception of God […]

Growth And Development

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Years ago I remember sending an email to a scientist friend of mine who, at the time, worked for Lockheed Boeing.  I asked him how he thought the brain processed the objects we see and handle.  I remember posing a dilemma I wasn’t able to figure out at the time — how did the brain […]

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