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Inspection Paradox

While this blog will continue to be fairly technical, I’d like to remind my readers that things don’t have to be super technical in order to iluminate deep ideas. 593 more words


more thoughts on artists and solitude

This NPR article on musician Laura Marling and empathy caught my eye this morning, which led me to view this one (“How To Be Alone: Musicians Confront Solitude”) featuring Marling, Sufjan Stevens, and other similar artists. 506 more words

Thoughts On Living Well

Put down the chainsaw and listen to me: On mind paradoxes

A short tale about mind paradoxes. Enjoy!

Hibelian, a well-known and distinguished psychic, have been travelling half world and back, seeking for the ultimate experience. He is popular among kids and adults, performing a variety of shows and performances. 1,128 more words

Put Down The Chainsaw And Listen To Me

440 Can You Appreciate a Good Paradox?

Brainden.com gives several examples of paradoxes as well as this definition: “A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself or a situation which seems to defy logic.” 539 more words


March 21, 1947

(from the Ref Desk almanac…)

1947 President Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States

I’m reasonably certain President Truman did so,

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Diamonds in the Rough

Mustard Seed Budget linked to a cute story about a guy who came to Christ as a beach bum, called “He Evangelized Nude.”  Yet another of Christ’s diamonds in the rough or perhaps in this case a diamond in the buff. 504 more words

Day #629:Accepting paradoxes

“It’s odd,” the warrior muses to himself. “I have met so many people who, at the first chance they get, try to show the worst of themselves. 98 more words