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On harsh realities of life

It’s one (better) thing to be brought face-to-face with life’s harsh realities, e.g., money rules the day. It’s worse, in the scope of daily living, to start life racked with the anxiety of these (as of yet hypothetical) realities, so as to be brought closer to experiencing them – through the resultant compromised understanding (and [...]

8/05/09 / Dark

Finally! Some vindication from the annals fo science for my unpopular view that the best way to save the planet is by not having (too many) kids. A study by statisticians at Oregon State University concluded that in the United States, the carbon legacy and greenhouse gas impact of an extra child is almost 20 [...]

3/11/09 / Ivena

11:02 PM Song of the day (which is soon about to end): Help me I don’t know what I’m doing Help me before I fall to ruin And if I’m blind, I will lead you on Come follow me now, before our time is gone [Chorus] And as you’re laughing at this fool tonight Let [...]

1/30/09 / 100%

12:49 PM According to this article, based on independent research, Denver is the top city where Americans would like to live. Runners-up were San Diego and Seattle. I’m not surprised at the cities on the bottom: Detroit, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. 9:30 AM Last night I went to a movie screening in Denver, at a small [...]

Science of religion

Why we might believe in a superpower we can’t touch or see or meet. From article: Hardships of early human life favored the evolution of certain cognitive tools, among them the ability to infer the presence of organisms that might do harm, to come up with causal narratives for natural events and to recognize that [...]

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