"Thanks Brian, one of my finds over the last couple of years is www.ted.com which was a fascination for me but probably now qualifies as an obsession. It is a collection of the worlds top minds giving short presentaions on whatever research they are…"
"I try to have a nice day. I look for educational materials that engage and enlarge my perspective. I have a long term study in Microbial Fuelcells that is very interesting, forces me to understand biochem, and allows me to experiment with…"
"I comfort myself with the thought that we have barely scratched the surface of the mystery that is our existence. I read stuff by V.S. Ramachandran and other neuroscientists. I look at consciousness studies and the debate about the…"
"Well in that case it sounds like that article was the perfect response! That is good stuff indeed. For folks like that, I'm perfectly happy with ripping them to shreds with logic, reason and good ol' fashioned fact with a dose of…"
"Diane, it makes me happy to hear that you can be content with yourself so gracefully. Though I am very content in my (non) beliefs, I'm not sure I'm so graceful in my interactions with the theist majority. My constant disdain for theistic…"