Archive for May, 2012

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Nice Guys Finish First

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Have you ever heard arguments, by Christians primarily, that there is no morality without God?  Without the divine guidelines found in their holy books, we humans are supposedly left with nothing but struggle and toil, a ruthless no-holds barred competition for who can acquire the most. There are also others who, after studying a little […]

We’re Not The Center Of All Things

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

I stumbled across a video on Youtube which I really liked.  I thought I’d share it. The quotation found at the end is also worth thinking about. “If we long for our planet to be important, there is something we can do about it.  We make our world significant by the courage of our questions […]

We Are Stardust

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

A new Symphony of Science video!  You know I have to post it.

Magnetically Levitated 3D Environment

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Scientists at MIT have created a special 3D space, managed by computer controlled magnets, where they can levitate and control objects.  It creates an interactive environment where digital information and physical objects meet.  Very cool.

The Illusion Of Self

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

In a post I wrote last year, I claimed our sense of self is an illusion.  What did I mean by that?  I’ve been thinking that I need to be careful how I phrase things so that I’m not misunderstood.  When I say the self is an illusion, I’m using it in direct opposition to […]

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