Category Archives: Personal

Why I’m Not On Facebook

It’s funny, but I’m now becoming one of those older people who say, “What’s happening to young people today!?”  As everyone probably knows, I’m working as a physics lecturer, and I see young folks just immersed in these phones and … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts On Video-games

Recently the President showed a highlight reel of the sorts of intense violence in today’s video-games.   It’s pretty bad.  You can take a look at the reel for yourself. I think the highlights speak for themselves.  Considering that’s what we … Continue reading

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The Religion Of Inevitable Progress

I’ve spent this weekend reading Aldous Huxley’s book The Perennial Philosophy. I would describe it as Huxley’s attempt to glean some sort of universal truth which all the world’s religions and spiritual traditions point to, while filtering out the rest … Continue reading

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Unplugging From A Sick Culture

The other night some of the guys in the gym invited me to hang out with them for a “bro night”.  Since we’re always lifting weights together, I think the world of those guys and was like, “Sure, I’ll tag … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking Dies

I’m sure everyone has heard by now, but Stephen Hawking died just a few days ago. In a recent post I mentioned that I’m not good with dealing with change.  I hate watching everyone get old and die.  I really … Continue reading

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