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Ten Rules for Research

I see a lot of articles out there giving advice in the form of a list of rules. People have a fascination with rule lists. You’ve got the rules of Fight Club, the writer who uses a personal formula, policemen who follow “The Book” to the letter, gangsters with a personal code of ethics, and so on. 178 more words


What Brings More Comfort, Creationism or Theory of Evolution?

Recently I offered a similar version of the titular question on debate.org and quickly found that responses were plenty and interesting. More clearly, the question stipulates if one would choose to live in a universe where either creationism or theory of evolution was the true story of our origins. 342 more words


Diary entry 24

My earliest memory of a religious nature occurred, I think, when I was 3 or 4.

My aunt had given me a Children’s Bible (just like… 507 more words



Human beings have an amazing capacity for being creative, and our ability to create specific languages to communicate abstract ideas has allowed us to create reasons for anything that we can think of. 347 more words


My First Trip Outside of Shanghai in China

Took two days off of work for the first time since starting in June. As I am wont to do, I decided to visit three cities in those four days, and I decided to visit cities that nobody that I knew had been to. 1,640 more words


Thoughts&Musings: National Coming Out Day

October 11th is National Coming Out Day. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), this date was chosen to commemorate the second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights on 10/11/1987. 1,201 more words


A Gallery of Days: Philosophizing on Thoreausday

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

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