• December 8, 2015 - Some people really should think long and hard about what they write, and if they choose to write it, and sometimes those people who feel the need to lash out with words, would be better served by putting those words on real paper, and then closing the book without sharing them. Because sometimes the words they write speak greater volumes about who they are personally than about who they think they are writing about.

The pen is mighty (342/365)

December 8, 2015 - I spent a long and fabulous day, teaching science, and ironically we were doing it all in a church, a place that some of these same [...]

December 8th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|4 Comments
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Re-Post: All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists

All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists by Lawrence M. Krauss Published in The New Yorker - September 8, 2015 As a physicist, I do a lot of writing and public [...]

September 9th, 2015|Just Thinking|4 Comments
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Je Suis Charlie (8/365)

January 8, 2015 - I still cannot adequately express my anger about what happened in Paris yesterday. I'm not an artist, I can't draw very well, and I'm no cartoonist, [...]

January 8th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|45 Comments
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Re-Post: Ricky Gervais: Why I’m an Atheist

I love Ricky Gervais. It's so refreshing to find a celebrity who speaks out in a rational, well thought out, logical manner. He's funny, and he's honest. It's so strange [...]

September 7th, 2014|Just Thinking|8 Comments
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What if Dolphins had opposable thumbs?

October 18, 2013 - I had the most interesting conversation with a fellow in my office. It actually started a couple of weeks ago. First he stopped at my desk [...]

October 18th, 2013|Just Thinking|10 Comments