Category Archives: Philosophy

5 Interesting Links for 11-01-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Evolution) There are several evolutionary jumps where we can see the beginning and the end but not how it happened. A discovery regarding simple and complex cells might fill … Continue reading

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Stray Thoughts About Cultural Appropriation from a Third-Culture Kid

I started this as an email to my dad, who said to me last week that everyone steals from the Irish. Why isn’t that cultural appropriation? But as I wrote, I realized others might find it interesting. This is a … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-07-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Accessibility (Concerts) While I’m not a fan of big rock concerts, some of my favorite music memories come from outdoor festivals. It’s lovely to see the efforts being made to … Continue reading

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Stray Thoughts About Pronouns

Note: I’m posting this stray thought as I prepare for this year’s BayCon, the science fiction convention I have been going to in various roles for more years than I can count. This essay was prompted by the article in … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-26-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Creativity) A neuroscientist and composer discuss how they are working together to understand creativity through their different perspectives. https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/5/16597660/david-eagleman-anthony-brandt-runaway-species-creativity-neuroscience-psychology-design-interview Resistance (Literature) Blending personal history with literature, the author explores … Continue reading

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