There is only one way of thinking that is capable of making progress or of surviving in the long run and that is the way of seeking good explanations through creativity and criticism. What lies ahead of us in any case - is infinity. All we can choose is whether
From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer.
Interesting thread that graphs the growth of COVID cases correlative to lockdowns. The point is that lockdowns don't work in America. Perhaps they should - but they don't. They don't work here for a bunch of reasons that don't matter (because it doesn't change the reality of the situation). Further,
"There's no such thing as bad publicity" - PT Barnum
Draymond Green on Greatness
A few years ago there was quite a ruckus about the 4 Blood Moons (also referred to as "The Tetrad") that were appearing and synchronized with the Jewish / Hebrew Calendar. Of the 62 Tetrads since the First Century AD only 8 of them have coincided with the Jewish Calendar Holy
Key Excerpts from Will & Ariel Durant's "Lessons of History." Their perspective is a unique version of Darwinism that embraces religion, hope and freedom of choice. 'The first biological lesson of history is that life is competition. Competition is not only the life of trade, it is the trade of life.
Nine Inch Nails at The Palladium (Dec 8, 2018 show). The Jesus and Mary Chain opened up for them. Overall, it was a great show. Interestingly, there weren't as many phones up filming everything. I'd estimate that less than 10% of the crowd had phones up at any given time.
[This is a working post that will continue to be edited over time.] I saw Peter Thiel speak at SXSW in 2013 in Austin. You can watch his speech here: "You Are Not A Lottery Ticket" [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZM_JmZdqCw]. I recently rewatched the speech and
Interesting articles I clipped for the day.....