1) What I learned from watching TV: Heard this female therapist in the BBC series Sherlock say that when remembering something, it’s not just the mind that remembers, but the body as well. 2) I was thinking about the term “straw man” while walking yesterday. See definition below: straw man ˌstrô ˈman/ noun: straw man … Continue reading “Two insights about RHS” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.
Archetypal Insights Series: Planets in Transit Group Two – Saturday, August 19 at 8:30 AM PDT
Below this message is a review ofm a book, from the journal Nature, about the still-unresolved double-slit experiment. By ‘unresolved’ I mean having a satisfying sense of why this happens the way it does. Although we can describe the effects of the experiments, as described in the review, as showing that quantum particles also have wave … Continue reading Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum (from Michael Kelly)
December 7, 2016 (NewYorker.com) The book “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds,” by Michael Lewis, tells the story of the psychologists Amos Tversky, left, and Daniel Kahneman, right. Photograph Courtesy Barbara Tversky In 2003, we reviewed “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’s book about Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s. The book, we noted, had become … Continue reading “The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think” by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard Thaler
Two black holes swirling around one another. LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma State (Aurore Simonnet). June 8, 2017 Something happened 3 billion years1 ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an intense explosion and forming a solitary object 49 times as massive as our sun. The explosion formed … Continue reading “Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too” by Philip Perry (bigthink.com)
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Naked mole rats, the Church of Perpetual Life, and the quest to discover what the future holds for the human lifespan Seth Mnookin Follow Jan 28, 2019 (Medium.com) Illustration: Zoe Van Dijk There was a time when San Diego’s Town and Country resort was considered a posh destination. These days, it’s best known for its marquee … Continue reading How Long Will We Live in 2069?
WHILE DEBATE ABOUT “TRUTH” SEEMS TO DOMINATE PUBLIC DISCOURSE LATELY, THIS IS NOTHING NEW: SCHOLARS AND THINKERS HAVE BEEN WRESTLING WITH CONCEPTS OF TRUTH SINCE ANCIENT TIMES. (www.college.ucla.edu) For Bruins, including the humanities faculty we’ve quoted in this issue, the pursuit of truth is a fundamentally social process. Any claim is subject to testing, refinement and occasionally … Continue reading What is Truth?
POSTED ON DECEMBER 24, 2018 BY MARINA (darkstarastrology.com) The New Moon Solar Eclipse 5 January 2019 falls at 15º Capricorn. The Solar eclipse is a partial one and the eclipse path will be mainly seen in northeast Asia. The New Moon January astrology has the Moon aligned with poetic and musical fixed star Vega found in Lyra the Harp. It is … Continue reading New Moon Solar Eclipse January 5, 2019
Image: CreditCreditArmando Veve By Michael Pollan (NYTimes.com) Dec. 24, 2018 Soon after I set out to write a book about psychedelics, it became obvious what I would have to do: Trip, and then write about what it was like. True, I could have relied on the testimony of others, but that seemed less than satisfying. Ever since … Continue reading How Does a Writer Put a Drug Trip Into Words?