What is Freedom?

I’m writing this in the aftermath of the vote in the UK to exit the European Union. This isn’t the only political act of separation that stirs the world these days. There are plenty of more minor examples of various regions in the world that all want some level of autonomy that rings better for … Continue reading

Summary of Space-Time Theory

In the following video, which I posted to my more secular identity I keep on Youtube, I outline some of the things I’ve come to believe about the universe. A lot of this is based upon various experiments I’ve done, as well as upon conjecture, in order to develop these hypotheses. All of these assertions … Continue reading

Build This Ship to Wreck

Yesterday I was stuck in traffic on the same stretch of road for the umpteenth time on my way to work. I have this problem every day that I have to use this way to get out of town and onto the freeway at this particular time. This time I felt more put upon than … Continue reading

What is Good?

When looking through the channels Sunday morning, I get over the air reception, I decided to see what some of the more obscure looking ones were. There was a lot of church stuff on. One of the obscure channels had a program where a man said something akin to, “You see this pattern over and … Continue reading

What is Religion?

He wants your soul.

As long as I’ve been around people have been arguing over the definition of religion. Some say it has to do with one’s relationship with God. Some say it has to do with one’s own relationship to one’s self. Some say it has to do with one’s relationship to the cosmos, which taken this way … Continue reading

Free Will

The late Christopher Hitchens probably described best what free will is. To paraphrase him: free will is not the ability to simply do what you want when you want to do it. It isn’t because that kind of action, fulfilling your desires, arises out of your nature. To do what you want when you want … Continue reading

Digital Line

I have been working on the first assignment for class. It involves creating nonrepresentational art. Part of my project uses curved lines. I was having a hard time creating them in Photoshop until I realized I could use the pencil tool and the eraser tool in tandem. I did not have to get my lines … Continue reading