Tag Archive for Science

Driving a Tesla

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Before I even managed to utter my first syllable of appreciation I was cut short, “You can’t say anything about his Tesla. He’s our competitor.” Christine and I were on our way into the her parents’ restaurant, Glashuset, and a shiny new…

This Island Earth

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Some mornings, when the air is particularly clear, or the sunrises particularly grand, I take a brief moment to reflect on the grandeur of mere existence. I don’t do it enough, but how could I possibly give All of Existence its due credit…

The Idea Stands Alone

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As the U.S. presidential election continues to heat up over the next couple of months, I’m sure I will be tempted to jump into the turbulent and bloody waters of political blogging. I am trying my best to resist the…

Is a Moon Base Really Laughable?

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Last week, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich made headlines by promising a Moon base by the end of his second term. Now, let’s ignore the fact that Gingrich faces numerous uphill battles to be elected to president (TWICE!), and instead,…

Atheist Me: The Evidence (or lack thereof)

"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is." The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

This is the second part in a two-part series. In the first, I discussed how I came to my atheism, and in this post, I will attempt to give the reader my reasoning behind that conclusion.  Author Sam Harris has…