Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thoughts On Apathy

I’d like to briefly tell all of you about an interesting medical disorder which I think sheds light on the problem of free will.  If a person suffers brain damage in their anterior cingulate cortex, they will suffer from what’s … Continue reading

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The Extent Of Human Love

In a recent post, I claimed that problems arise in the world when there is a lack of love.  This applies equally to personal relationships and nations as a whole.  So the next question to ask ourselves is why there … Continue reading

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What Is Obamacare?

There is a lot of confusion about Obamacare, so I’m going to take a short moment to explain what the bill actually contains.  If you go to Wikipedia and type in “Obamacare”, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act comes … Continue reading

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The World In Our Heads

If I wasn’t doing research as a physicist, the next best thing would be to build machines able perceive space and time.  Few of us think about what our brains are actually doing moment by moment, but if you inspect … Continue reading

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