While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today. Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just
By Kathryn Lynch Kathryn Lynch is an English professor and dean of faculty affairs at Wellesley College. It’s common to fret over unintended consequences. But what about intended consequences? In Wisconsin,
200 years old today, it remains a gonzo, satirical, life-affirming masterpiece that never quite got its due. Ludwig van Beethoven may have been the most serious guy in all of classical music. The popular
What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway. Now, a recent paper presented at a conference
How Seneca became Ancient Rome’s philosopher-fixer. Sometime in the spring of the year 59, the emperor Nero decided to murder his mother. As you can imagine, the two were not on good terms. In a gesture
Liberal arts and the humanities aren't just for the elite. Once, when I told a guy on a plane that I taught philosophy at a community college, he responded, “So you teach Plato to plumbers?” Yes, indeed.
realitysandwich.com - facebook twitter website Randall Carlson is a master builder and architectural designer, teacher,geometrician, geomythologist, geological explorer and renegade scholar.He has 4 decades of study, research and exploration into the interface between ancient mysteries and modern science, has been an active Freemason for 30 years and is Past Master of one of the oldest and largest Masonic lodges in Georgia. He has been recognized by The National Science Teachers Association for his commitment to Science education for young people.??Carlson is the founder of Sacred Geometry International and The Cosmographic Research Institute whose mission is to investigate and document the catastrophic history of the world and the evidence for advanced knowledge in earlier cultures; through educational programs to advance a deeper understanding of the implications of this knowledge for both past and the future of planet Earth and Human civilization upon it; and to promote strategies for successfully coping with the inevitable change that is to come.
“There are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do not know which will prevail, but to act wisely we must be aware of both.” Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) is
Rand and Ron Paul (Reuters/Jim Young) With this week’s insanity, it’s time to call GOP’s health care approach what it is: a death trap for the non-rich February 3, 2015 10:31pm (UTC) It was startling see
This is a summary of the short story called "The God Gun," by science fiction author Barrington Bayley, which was written in the early 1970s. Today, in spite of considerable advances in technology, most
You both have a long history advocating for animal rights. What inspired you to take this very philosophical approach to the problem? Michael Mountain: As you know, I was one of the founders of Best Friends;
Minecraft is a video game about placing blocks, but when Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for its developer Mojang, it wasn't just buying virtual Lego. It was buying a tool powerful enough to map entire countries,
HONG KONG -- Born of political frustrations, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has blossomed into a vibrant exhibition of the artistry and inventiveness of the city's youth. Pro-democracy demonstrators are