2015

Good Friday

  12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World From Alternet via GodKnows.info Some of humanity’s technological innovations are things we would have been better off without: the medieval rack, the atomic bomb and powdered lead potions come to mind. Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than Read more…

By pj, ago
2014

Bite The Bullet

Yes I have to give up. I’ve tried everything to make 8 gigs of RAM work on my computer without success. I’m running 64 bit windows with 4 gigs of RAM and it works, for now. My current system is over 5 years old, so it’s ready for replacement. So Read more…

By pj, ago
2013

The Minority of the Opulent

Distribution of income in the United States has been the subject of study by scholars and institutions. Data from a number of sources indicate that income inequality has grown significantly since the early 1970s, after several decades of stability. While inequality has risen among most developed countries, and especially English-speaking Read more…

By pj, ago
2014

Asimov 1964 Predictions

When New York City hosted The World’s Fair in 1964, Isaac Asimov, the prolific sci-fi author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, took the opportunity to wonder what the world would look like 50 years hence — assuming the world survived the nuclear threats of the Cold War. Writing in The New York Times, Read more…

By pj, ago
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