“The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle. From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.” – Frederick Lewis Donaldson Continue reading “The Seven Social Sins” – Frederick Lewis Donaldson
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein Continue reading “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein
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If there were ever a virus that could lend itself to personalization, then it would be COVID-19. Normally a virus is a virus, a disease a disease, as the plague was the plague. But in… Continue reading Personalizing COVID-19 (via “Right Ring”)
WARNING – CREATIVE WRITING AHEAD
Without freedom of speech, we no longer have freedom of thought. Without freedom of thought, how the hell are we supposed to be creative?
– Source – Someone cleverer than me, probably JP.
Naomi Wu’s channel popped up in my YouTube feed a while back. At the time I was watching a lot of electronic, science, engineering and technical channels, so probably her channel is watched by those with similar interests. I follow … Continue reading Children’s Charity Rejects $3000 Raised By Female STEM YouTuber
My local TV station has been showing World Science Festival, TED, and some other science shows. It’s fascinating to hear the accepted theories on how the universe was created, stars, black holes etc. From what I understand our universe is thought to be a little under 14 billion years old, which is a staggering length of time …
Some of the other quantities like the number of stars (10-200 sextillion) and number of planets they think are in our universe are even more vast, so vast in fact it’s pretty challenging to comprehend things like – there are (perhaps) more stars in our universe than grains of sand on all the beaches on earth.
From what I understand, our universe is expanding, has been since the beginning. It’s what scientists call “inflation”. Liking to think beyond what I’m told, I do puzzle about what exactly the universe is expanding into.
Is there simply more “space” which is infinite ?
Or is “space” being created to expand into ?
Or, something else ?
I made a visit a Thai vineyard – ‘Silverlake’. It’s a bit of tourist attraction, mainly with Thai people as visitors, very popular actually. There’s lots … Continue reading Pretty Picture, Silverlake Vineyard
Cockerels are pretty spectacular things to observe, there is something very masculine about them, always they stand very upright, as if ready for action at any … Continue reading Temple Cockerels