Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Is any conflict between classical physics and the quantum just in our own minds? Narrative is not only intrinsic to learning and understanding it is also very…practical… He rightly points out the damage the fundamentalist focus on the “end times” … Continue reading

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So true: “We usher in the AI future on the wings of angels, because the heavy lifting of the imagination isn’t possible without their pinion feathers – whether we think of them as artificial or divine.” A theoretical chemist on … Continue reading

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Einstein, Hitler and the bomb… Science and its somewhat fast and loose relationship with its own historical narrative… The problem (among many) with the Benedict Option… We often hope there is some odd, irrational, and out-of-bounds cause behind the horrors … Continue reading

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Could we learn some things from the Frankfurt School?  Probably. Only two degrees. What do we do now? Grieving for a despot and the perils of so-called nation building. What are we to make of the Coptic Christians and their … Continue reading

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