Archives for January 6, 2009

Music and Physics

I would have made the quotation below, attributed to Albert Einstein, a “quote of the day”, but I have yet to find the original source from which it derives. If you know where it comes from, do let me know! “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think [Read More…]

General Audiences Blog

Several other bloggers posted the “film rating” for their blog, and I’ve been meaning to do so as well. Having finally gotten around to it, here is the result: Perhaps having a plan for a rational dialogue and interaction is what helps keep things civil here. Although I doubt any of us gives the forethought [Read More…]

Science, Religion and Resolutions around the Blogosphere

Michael Barton and John Pieret address some myths about Darwin. Matt addresses some creationist “arguments” that have been refuted over and over again, and yet continue to be used. PZ Myers plays ping-pong with a poorly-informed science teacher. If you don’t want your children to grow up to spout nonsense on the subject of evolution, [Read More…]

Quote of the Day (Harold S. Kushner)

The name “God” stands for all those qualities in the world and in ourselves which our religious tradition labels as divine, that is, as comprising full human spiritual development, fashioning Man into what he is at his best and most fully realized. If Truth, Justice, Mercy, Generosity, Love are among the things we need to [Read More…]

Where The Magic Happens

The latest Dharma Special Access video has been posted, this one introducing the writers of LOST. Apart from the Twilight Zone pinball machine, the most interesting detail is when Christian Shepherd, Eko’s brother and the horse are classified as “undead”, in contrast to characters who are currently living or have left the show. [Read more…]