Archive for April, 2015

The Dark Side Of Life

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

This post will discuss topics I rarely talk about with anyone.  That’s mainly because if you bring these things up, it’s almost as if you’re a flawed human being.  Happiness and positivity are practically mandates in today’s society, but I think as a consequence, many people are extremely shallow and overlook many of the things […]

Are Universities Creative Places?

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

While some university graduate schools may be creative places, on the whole, schools and universities are uncreative places for their students.  What makes an environment creative?  Dr. Robert Sternberg of Cornell has extensively researched creativity and has identified five factors which are always present in creative individuals. 1. Expertise Creative people are masters of their […]

Schrodinger’s View Of The World

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Lately I’ve been reading My View Of The World, a book by Erwin Schrodinger, the famous Nobel laureate physicist.  He was the creator of the wave equation used in quantum mechanics.  I’d like to share some passages from it, along with passages from his other books as well. What I want you all to notice […]

Our Deepest Selves

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

At times I’ve told friends that I believe, in the deepest sense, we’re all one and the same ‘thing’, though I don’t know for sure what this ‘thing’ is.  All conceptions we have of “selves” is an illusion.  Sure, I’m Jason and I’m a human male, and you’re Jimmy Joe, a blog reader, but deeper […]

Scientists See A Lot More

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Not too long ago I said that I was going to finish my last load of “crap courses” this next semester and be off to finish some final classes in graduate school.  Well, there’s been a change in plans.  Come this next semester, I’ll be taking more physics courses.  I met with my adviser and […]