A collection of pages that I think are worth reading or seeing.
If you like what's here, I'd recommend bookmarking this page and
returning to it once a week or when you find yourself with nothing to
both Judaism and Buddhism for solace, the author meditates on God's
role in the tsunami [of Dec. 2004] tragedy."
"I don't believe that a mass disaster, in and of
itself, tells us
anything about God. I don't believe in a God who punishes through
disaster. The disaster is."
I'm linking directly to page two of this article. Read page one
if you want, but I thought page two was much more interesting.
experiment, participants were asked to estimate the number of
jelly beans in a jar. The group average was 871, only 2.5 percent off
the actual figure of 850."
The part about the submarine is really incredible.
the scene in Gatacca
when Vincent (Ethan Hawke)
to Irene (Uma Thurman)
Titan, the moon that he will be visiting, by blowing smoke into a wine
glass? We now know what's under that smoke: "[A]n alien
expanse that has many of the hallmarks of
a young Earth before the rise of organic life some 3 billion years