Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why I’m Not Religious

As many of you probably already know, I grew up in  a very religious household.  My father is actually the pastor of an evangelical church, and I was the pastor’s son.  So from a young age, I was told the … Continue reading

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Radioactive Wildlife

In 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor in Ukraine went into meltdown, causing a massive ecological disaster.  Radiation flooded the environment and all humans had to evacuate.  The trees wilted and all the animals were dying of cancer and other forms … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Mathematics

A recent study published in the journal of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience found that mathematicians perceive the same degree of beauty in elegant equations as an artist does admiring beautiful architecture, or a musician listening to Bach. “Many have written … Continue reading

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Paul Dirac Lectures on Quantum Mehanics

I’ve just finished watching some really old lectures of Paul A.M. Dirac speaking on quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics.  Youtube is so neat.  Somebody found an old film spool, digitized it, and uploaded it to Youtube. I find the end … Continue reading

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Dealing With Hate

From time to time I receive nasty emails from people who disagree with the things I say in my blog posts.  When I say nasty, I mean really nasty, with not a single shred of respect.  They insult me, call … Continue reading

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