Finite Calculus

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If we want to get real smart, we will have to let no reason unturned. Foundations of calculus have been debated for 23 centuries (from Archimedes to the 1960s’ Non Standard Analysis). I cut the Gordian knot in a...

META

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I pursue my (energy motivated) program of turning all mathematics and logic, FINITE. I define the appropriate notion of META. Not just that, but I use the notion to make any logic into a chrono-logy. (A Chronology/Semantic Hierarchy evades the...

Gene Obsession

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Recent discoveries have shown the importance of genetic variations (mostly “alleles”) for (say) physical performance. Many, if not most top sportspersons have a genetic advantage. That’s the dirty secret of sports. However some have tried to explain everything with genes,...

Consciousness I

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Abstract: I tie in consciousness, incompleteness, the mind as multiverse, logic incarnated by high dimensional neurocircuitry, and various states of consciousness as their architects. Among other things. Consciousness is a major mystery, blatant to all. Much boring stuff has been said...

Philsophy Defined

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Philosophy, well done, was, and is, the sharp edge of human culture. All of it. A civilization is as healthy as its ruling philosophies. So, contrarily to repute, philosophy is more at the core of thought, and is more practical, than...

Photon, Graviton, Contradiction

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 Abstract: No need to dig very deep to find glaring contradictions in today’s physics. A discreet warning to those who act as if everything important is already understood.  I exhibit a few elementary reasonings where basic physics ominously implodes like an...

Nuke Bad Comets

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JUST ONE SOLUTION. NUCLEAR ENERGY: Nuclear energy, because of the basic reason that, by a factor of a million, nuclear energy is the greatest energy source we have. This is why the main problem of our civilization has become the...

Pluto’s Cosmic Impact

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Abstract: There is a real, serious impact threat, from small asteroids, and, much worse, long period comets. Yet our great leaders are not too interested, because they prefer the world population as they will it to be: ignorant, despondent...

Fragile Earth Syndrome

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Abstract: The Earth is already all too close from being getting all too hot, from its astronomical position at the interior edge of the Sun’s Habitable Zone. The Greeks viewed Gaia, the Earth, as the Mother Goddess from whom all...
Will a robot take your job? We have entered a period in human history when technology is advancing at an exponential rate. In some ways, this has been a great blessing for humanity. For example, I am absolutely blown...
What would you do if all the lights went out and they never came back on? That is a question that the new NBC series "Revolution" asks, but most people have no idea that a similar thing could happen...
When science departs from the scary-story script, journalists are the first to dismiss its importance.
In his article, Where Are They? Why I Hope the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Finds Nothing (PDF here), Oxford University's Nick Bostrom has raised some very troubling questions. According to Bostrom, one must wonder what to make of the apparent...
O Lord Lead me from the unreal to the real. Lead me from the darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. May there be peace, peace, and perf...
By David McAlary Washington - U.S. scientists say they are surprised by the composition of stardust samples that an American spacecraft returned from a ...
THE EVOLUTION OF BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES Pigmentation loss is of itself maladaptive J. Richards tells us very punnily that