What now I wonder.
Does Evil Exist?
In the absence of conscious beings with free will, morality can not exist. Picture a universe of infinite violence such as our own with no sentient life.
I have always been faintly amused by the idea of earnest Christian converts sliding down a giant birth canal into … More
If you are feeling bad and want to feel a lot worse, I recommend a trip to your local government hospital.
The only way to deal with the Pig is to wipe him out of your life as you would remove excrement from your shoe.
A Finger Pointing to the Moon
Master Po say “Grasshopper never mind finger, go for moon”.
Here lies one whose name was writ in water.
Far from disappearing, Keats and his incomparable poetry have lived on after his death.
Can it ever be right to take sides in a dispute? Does it ever help?
The Iconoclast of Iconoclasts
Psychologically related to nihilism and anarchy, the Iconoclast of Iconoclasts (“IoI”) seeks, for reasons not entirely clear (even to himself) … More
Wrangling CBOE Options Data
The data obtained from the CBOE is messy and incomplete. It takes a great deal of time for even the experienced nerd to sift through it.
If God could be killed, it’d be dead already
“…..the philosophy of personal identity is relevant in the realm of ethics by helping us address age-old questions like whether being born is good or bad.”
Was the Noble Savage a Happy Bunny?
It is pleasant to imagine that there was a day in the distant past where people did not live in Grenfell Tower and didn’t have to look at Trump’s haircut in the media.
Ich Bin ein Londoner
JFK famously said “Ich Bin ein Berliner” but I can perhaps more accurately say the same thing about London.
The Schoolyard Thug
He is an odd character the bully, a difficult one to work out sometimes.
Why is it that siblings often fall out in such a bitter fashion on the death of parents? Is it a petty dispute over the will? Or is it something deeper?
Is the “salesman” grubby and embarrassing by definition?