Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Thoughts On The Cosmos

As I mentioned not too long ago, I’ve been slowly watching each of Woody Allen’s movies.  In one of them, the narrator quotes Shakespeare, “Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets … Continue reading

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Just Leave Us Alone!

Why can’t they just leave us alone, respect our constitutional right to privacy, and quit spying on us?   According to law enforcement agencies, the rising popularity of Internet chat services like Skype has made it difficult to eavesdrop on … Continue reading

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Our Leaders Are Unqualified

We have a problem.  Our leaders seem to think they can govern an advanced technological civilization without having even a basic understanding of science and technology.  Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla) seems to think the age of the Earth is a … Continue reading

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We Have Good Reason For Humility

Just a few days ago was Carl Sagan day, but I forgot to post something remembering him.  He’s a hero of mine, along with Richard Feynman and Richard Dawkins.  They taught me to think critically and introduced me to many … Continue reading

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Our Story In 1 Minute

Though this isn’t a Symphony of Science video, Melodysheep always makes great videos.   This is the human race’s complete story in one minute.

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