Monthly Archives: November 2014

Forked Facts

Those who like to speak in forked tongues tend to appeal to FACTS to speak for themselves. Actually, what happened at the famous Tower of Babylon disaster was not that  the people magically learned to speak more languages than we could … Continue reading

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“Fermi Paradox”

A gifted College Senior sent the following request, which I will of course have to honor, as part of my playing with students’ minds: “I enjoy reading your blog and was wondering if you’d want to do a post talking … Continue reading

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Separating Mind and Body

Revisiting the film version of Alexandre Dumas’ “La Reine Margot,” centered around the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre of 1572, I was reminded of how fervently religious people of all ages have tried to assist the human race in separating mind from … Continue reading

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