Monthly Archives: May 2014

Young Woman Murdered By Religious Fundamentalists

I’m really tired of religious fundamentalism.  Whether it’s here in the United States, over in the Middle East, or wherever.  I was just watching the Young Turks cover a story of a young woman in Pakistan being stoned to death … Continue reading

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Having Faith In Things

In my last post, I mentioned that it’s important to have faith.  What sort of faith was I talking about?  I probably should explain. There’s a lot of different ways I use the word “faith”.  The word has negative connotations … Continue reading

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What Do You Believe In?

Just yesterday I wrote a big long post on society, values, and culture.  I didn’t end up posting it because I took a look at it and it was just me ranting about all kinds of things which are wrong … Continue reading

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Illustris Simulation

Scientists from Harvard, MIT, Princeton and others have collaborated on the world’s largest and most detailed computer simulation models of the universe to date.  It’s called Illustris and it was simulated on the world’s fastest super-computer.  You should check out … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality

As I’m sure most of you have heard, powerful special interests in the U.S. government have been fighting against net neutrality.  I’ll take a brief moment to explain what all of this is about. Net neutrality means that internet service … Continue reading

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