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These are my brief notes about: The Naked Brain: How the emerging neurosociety is changing how we live, work, and love by Richard Restak, M.D.
It’s too bad that people tend to look at such diagrams with the false left-brain/right-brain dilemma in mind. They totally ignore the function of the corpus callosum, the spaghetti-like mass that links both sides of the brain together so that … Continue reading
As I regularly discuss controversial topics with people, I’m often left to interpret the silence with which some people respond to certain logical challenges. (I call this “crickets”, as in hearing nothing but the crickets chirping.) Anyway, being always the … Continue reading
What’s a “drive-by assertion”? It’s my name for an assertion that one makes and thereafter dodges rational debate on the matter. Here are a few varied scenarios that I believe to be typical of what’s going on in our cavalier … Continue reading
“He’s always late!” complains the boss. It turns out, however, that he’s late 8% of the time over the last year. But the boss doesn’t know the numbers; he’s content just to go with his perception. “Our church really follows … Continue reading
In my continual observation of the world, I note with sadness how it seems that a great many people have not made the commitment to immerse themselves in an uncompromised lifetime of truth. They have somehow squelched, or someone else … Continue reading
I’m about to crack open a can of worms that can’t be fully dealt with in a single article. This is a topic that has been strongly on my mind lately and it seems time at least to get it … Continue reading
This post is a reply to a blog post here: And They Say There Is No God Matt, Many controversies, such as the one you highlight here about whether there is a Creator, are themselves secondary to a greater problem. … Continue reading
Have you noticed how some people seem hard-wired to get you to believe and to act like they do? Indeed, some people seem to operate on the untested assumption that all their friends ought to do as they do. Having … Continue reading