Diogenes: Are We All Liars?

Diogenes was a controversial philosopher in Hellas (Greece) during the end of the Classical period. Among his stunts was to carry a lamp during the day, claiming to seek an honest man. That he was…

Apology; Truth

First, an apology to anybody who has been reading this weblog: I have not posted in a long time, because my energy has been taken up with surviving my new environment, coping with the heat…

The Only Accessible Absolute

Watching a Youtube video that mentioned the Milankovitch cycles got me thinking about absolute coordinates of space, which may exist, but which we can never know, which we can never access, much like time. There…

Indomabilis (start)

For the last couple of months, I have been coping with how to live in an off-grid location, and without unlimited broadband Internet access. These have deterred me from posting, but… I’m back, now! I…

Apparent Darkness

Given how many gazillions of stars there are, in every direction one may look, it’s not irrational to wonder why the night environment is dark. The conundrum may seem worse if one is familiar with…