To reify, v: consider an abstract concept to be real. Now the Scientist was more cunning than any Expert in the field which the Dean had made. And he said to the […]
What If There Were TransRays?
Anon writes: I was having a discussion earlier about the clown world we find ourselves in, specifically “transgender” stuff, and along the way an interesting question came up. Suppose some bright spark […]
Bringing Order To Disordered Views Of Entropy
This is the second post reviewing Sabine Hossenfelder’s new book Existential Physics. First is my criticism of Many Worlds. If you are short of time, skip to the bottom today. Entropy, some […]
Why The Many Worlds (Multiverse) Interpretation Of Quantum Mechanics Is Wrong: A New Objection
UPDATE I caused great confusion by putting the word “multiverse” in the title, when there is a whole other theory called “the” multiverse. Yet I did this because Hossenfelder herself, mainly in […]
Wait! Don’t Hit The Off Switch! You’ll Cause An AI Holocaust!
So there’s this thing called lightning. Fire from the sky. Nobody knows why or how it happens, but every now and then…whizzz-cushhcracccck-boom! Fire from the gods explodes from the clouds! It kills […]
Super Truth-Seeing Mutant Beings Walk Among Us!
You’ve not been able to miss the Marvel universe, I’m betting, even if, like regular readers, you don’t go to the movies. The characters are nevertheless everywhere, as is the influence of […]
Pope Benedict’s Final Testament On How Science Cannot Destroy Faith
Pope Benedict, as all popes do, left a Spiritual Testament, a short summary of his beliefs to be read after he was dead. Benedict devoted a good portion of his Testament to […]
The Entity Labeled Yuval Noah Hariri Speaks To His Entity Followers
Let’s pick some low-hanging wisp-pated bug-minded bug-eyed bugman fruit in the form of the “entity” labeled Yuval Noah Hariri. This is not an insult! Hariri himself tells us he is an entity: […]