The Rime of The Ancient Historian

Why History? An old ragged man, with a scruffy beard, grabs the arm of a student standing on the steps of his Alma Mater... It is an ancient Historian, And he stoppeth one of three.'By thy long grey beard and glittering eye, Now wherefore stopp'st thou me? The university's doors…

Alleged Assault

Alleged Assault The ubiquity of rape   In this post I explore the contrast between the world of men where rape is 'allegedly' all around and the world which women live in, where this is all a lot less academic. This is a true story! Allegedly. Mantis Shrimp have 16…

Brexit II

Brexit II The trouble with democracy Ancient Greece, birthplace of democracy. 1,9% margin changed the course of Europe's history. In 1944 tanks of the British Commonwealth landed on Juno and Sword beach in French Normandy. While this was in plain view, their German counterparts did not move to close the…

Brexit

BREXIT! Try to remain calm On the 23rd of june the population of Great - Britton will vote whether or not to turn back half a century of European Unification. My question is: can we stop them from becoming an enemy to the union? It is very unfortunate that a…

The Truth Beneath The Rose

The Truth Beneath The Rose Will the Truth set you free? [caption id="attachment_452" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Yesterday's rose remains by its name, we hold but empty names.[/caption] In this post I explore the atheistic implications of the Book ‘The Name Of  The Rose’ by Umberto Eco. It therefore contains massive spoilers!!…

The Historian Atheist III (Final)

The Historian Atheist Artificial Intelligence [caption id="attachment_435" align="aligncenter" width="639"] The creation of A.I. mirrored to the ‘creation of man’ by Leonardo Da Vinci, suggesting man is playing God. Which perhaps he is. While at the same time suggesting that A.I. may one day be a species in its own right.[/caption]…

The Historian Atheist II

The Historian Atheist Patterns [caption id="attachment_426" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Interference patterns from two wave-sources. Patterns whose workings was latter imposed on other ‘wave-like’ systems due to similarity.[/caption] In the last post we discussed philosophy as science’ cohesive force. In it we saw how philosophy formed and defends many of the axiom’s…

The Historian Atheist I

The Historian Atheist Philosophy [caption id="attachment_421" align="aligncenter" width="288"] Let’s start at the very beginning…[/caption] I couldn’t help notice in the course of the last couple of years that in the atheist-science community there is a rather large distain for the field of philosophy. A sentiment of disapproval perhaps made emblematic…

Sand Castle

Sand Castle Bringers of the tide [caption id="attachment_409" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Rotating black holes generating gravitational waves. [/caption] http://astronomynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/black_hole_merger_940x704.jpg   I remember days at the beach as a boy, little bucket, little shovel, supplies laying around. I wasn’t so much into constructing traditional castles, with bucket-shaped turrets and imaginary guns, but building…