I had a number of people notice that I took a six month hiatus from posting here. As it turns out, life moves on with our without a new post at www.jeffhester.net. And at times, life requires all your focus and attention. As it turns out, life is a journey, and the secret is to […]
Bear with me as I veer from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this interesting science tidbit I first read about over at Slashdot. I was compelled to click through to the article which promised that MIT finds cure for fear. It begins “MIT biochemists have apparently discovered a molecular mechanisim behind fear and […]
Act rationally, think critically, argue persuasively.
I We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or rats’ feet over broken glass In our dry cellar Shape without form, shade without colour, Paralysed force, gesture without motion; […]
I’ve never been asked to spread a meme until Etanisla prodded me with these seven questions. What is a meme? In the context of the blogsphere, a meme usually refers to a preset question or set of questions that a number of blog authors answer. In the more scientific sense, a meme raises larger questions […]
There’s an old saying that you should never discuss sex, politics or religion in polite company. Thankfully, I never promised to be polite… at least not here. Let’s see if we can knock the cobwebs out of a few craniums, shall we? Politics I am a registered and unrepentant Republican. Does that make you squirm? […]