End of times...here we come!
I cannot wait for 12/21/12 to pass so everyone can shrug and go back to pounding pavement. My husband recommended blogging about it so, here we are. Tell me what you did today--don't care if it's laid in bed with the flu (which is where I've been for the past five) or whatever.
I had to go to the store to get throat lozenges for my 16 yr old, nite-time happy-wacky cough syrup, and ibuprofen. Later, I will be working on homework…Continue
“An argument which proves too much, proves nothing.” ~M.M. Mangasarian
Carl Popper popularized the concept of scientific falsifiability. He asserted that a hypothesis, proposition, or theory is observably valid only if it is…Continue
The Internet is amazing. It hosts media of all kinds. Anybody can communicate with anybody. And you can find out anything you want to know. It's huge and complex but we don't need to understand how it works to know that it does. In the same way, we don't need to understand how the brain works to know that it does. Its electro-chemical machinations, while interesting, aren't necessary to understand in order to know that the brain deliberates. That's what it does.
Neuroscience can't yet…Continue
Dancing with Causality: Purposeful Steps
Free will, in the form of self-determinism, is only a big mystery if you allow your thinking to be governed by the centuries of philosophers who have never managed to figure it out. They've been arguing in circles because they've defined "free will" to fit their premises. This is because they…Continue