What’s Wrong with the Internet?

http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00311 I hate and despise articles like this for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, I hate people making money out of fear-mongering, be it racist in nature (“the immigrants are crowding us out!”), religious in nature (“the heretics, schismatics, infidels, pagans, Christians, Jews, Islams or whatever are crowing… Continue reading

Mt. Vernon, Texas, whorehouse sues local church

I don’t know how authentic this is, but it’s an interesting theological conundrum. MT. VERNON, TEXAS, WHOREHOUSE SUES LOCAL CHURCH OVER LIGHTNING STRIKE Diamond D’s brothel began construction on an expansion of their building to increase their ever-growing business. In response, the local Baptist Church started a campaign to block… Continue reading

Cosmic Emergence

When explaining emergence I sometimes say, half jokingly that: The English language is an Emergent Property of the Hydrogen Bond We usually talk of emergent properties of complex systems in the contemporary world, things like bio-systems and ecology, complex social systems and of course consciousness and “intelligence”. Emergent properties are… Continue reading