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Category Archives: Physics
What is the relation between alcohol and superheroes? Here are some philosophical reasons to get drunk. Continue reading
How do you bend a spoon? You can, if you realize that there is no spoon. That there is no space and time. Continue reading
In a world gone hedonistic on us, is it wise to defer your satisfaction? What is the difference between pleasure and happiness? Continue reading
This is the introductory post on a short series on the rules of the games that people play, and where to look for predictability. Continue reading
This last post in the series explains why I believe it is time to say goodbye to Einstein, and why I look forward to how our worldview develops in the light of this CERN discovery of material superluminality. Continue reading
This second post in my series on the superluminality observed (or suspected) at CERN looks at why we cannot accept it.
When they discovered particles going faster than light at CERN, they didn’t want to believe themselves. They were practically begging the rest of the community to find a mistake in this discovery. Why would they do that? This post and its follow ups will try to shed some light on this strange lack of faith.
This post is an expanded version of a Web interview regarding my blog. It attempts to answer the question why I blog. And why one should take philosophy seriously. Seriously!
About a fifty-year old Parker pen that held an important lesson for me.
Some beliefs are superstitions, while some others are scientific theories. What exactly is the difference between them? Let’s listen to what Pirsig has to say about it. Continue reading
Here is an unreal look at the what and why of time. Why do we have a sense of time when none of our five senses can sense it? Continue reading
When philosophers look at anything, it becomes a bit technical. Their technical analysis may sound boring and irrelevant. Here is an attempt to tilt things in their favor. Continue reading
What do we mean by rationality? Why do we think it is a good thing to be rational? Continue reading