April 2005

Religion. I was talking to someone today about the new pope–he seems like a politico to me, whereas JPII seemed like a spiritual man who had to do some politics–when she started talking to me about how there will be no peace on earth this side of the final judgement, because of the power of …

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Caffeine. One of the things I miss about drinking strong coffe is the caffeine buzz. It seemed to make life just a little bit easier, at times. Like today, when I have no inspiration to do anything. I could sit down, drink a pot of coffee, and the world would have sparkly edges. Everything would …

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Review. Since this is what I’ve been doing for most of my free time this week, I’d better post one. *A Short History of Nearly EverythingBy Bill Bryson. It’s time to scrap our science textbooks. Not only are they wrong–and they know they’re wrong–but they’re bad. Electrons do not swirl around the nucleus of an …

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