Category Archives: Science and technology

Thoughts on the failure of science – the forgotten need for human relevence

In a conversation recently I made this statement: “Science needs to recognize that it has failed as a humanly relevant belief system.” Too often, people who worship science think it is the ‘answer’ to everything.  They think it answers the question … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “the addiction” – aspects of the technology addiction

Here’s a thought I had: In a previous article I wrote of my early experiences with computers (Some thoughts on my early experience with computers).  Basically, in 1979 or 1980 I got my own personal computer.  You could play computer games … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “monotony of change”

In a conversation some time ago I said something that was interesting: I basically said that “change” has become “monotonous”.  I called this the “monotony of change”.  Its the “same thing” over and over again and again and again.  Something new, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the prevalence of speculation and how its being taken as fact

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have been emphasizing how speculation is far more prevalent than we think.  I tend to think that the bulk of what we hear is speculation.  There is so much speculation that its hard … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “beating a dead horse era” and “sawdust knowledge” – some of the effects of exploiting things to death

In a recent conversation I said something interesting (I’m not sure what to make of it though): We were talking about people inventing things.  I made the remark that just about every conceivable invention has already been thought up.  In … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on my early experience with computers

Here is an observation of mine: A long time ago I had a TRS-80 personal computer.  I think we bought it from Radio Shack.  I can’t remember when we got it.  My guess is 1980 but it could of been … Continue reading

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Various thoughts on the “Victorian” era – “modernism”, apprehension, war, mass communication, and conflict of ideas

Here are some thoughts I had: THE “VICTORIAN” ERA I tend to view that we are still in the “Victorian” era.  Perhaps the term “Victorian” isn’t the best word but I continue to use it as it makes it clear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the dilemma of interpretation

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that there is increasingly becoming problems of interpretation of things.  By “interpretation” I refer to giving an explanation or meaning to things and events.  In other words, interpretation is the “making … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “chemical bias” – the problem of the chemical interpretation of cellular activity and life in general

Here’s a thought I had: I have always questioned DNA and other aspects of cellular activity.   I have a hard time believing that cellular activity, and life in general, is all based on chemicals and chemical reactions.  I have always … Continue reading

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