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fading in and out

There is a pain that comes with creating.  A sort of lonely laden pressure that sits atop your chest, upon your vision.  It never fully goes away. 359 more words


Love vs Rationality

There was a time not too long ago that I thought that love and rationality were enemies. For every romantic pursuit I had taken part in, I could never articulate why I loved the other person. 381 more words



“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.” —Raphael Sabatini, opening line of Scaramouche (1921)

This blog shall be born middling in laughter and with a sense the world is almost too sane.

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Hansen et al.

Global Warming

hypergeometric reblogged this on Hypergeometric and commented:

Tamino weighs in on the Hyper-Anthropocene paper by Hansen, Sato, et al, references in my postings here as https://hypergeometric.wordpress.com/2015/07/23/welcome-to-the-hyper-anthropocene/ and https://hypergeometric.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/professor-james-hansen-responds-and-explains/

Boundary Work

Boundary-Work and the Demarcation of Science from Non-Science

by Thomas F. Gieryn


How science is defined is not stable–instead, it is a flexible designation created by scientists to suit the context. 2,060 more words


The Metaphor of the Hills

Imagine that one day you’re standing on a very foggy field of grassy hills. It’s so foggy you can’t see even an inch in front of your nose, and what’s worse, you have no GPS or 4G reception. 1,766 more words



Being rational is something I’ve always wanted for my beliefs, thoughts and behaviour. Why? Because being anything apart from rational makes you stand out from a crowd. 283 more words