Category Archives: science

Fucking with Robots

Amusing yourself in a hospital I can’t believe how satisfying fucking with the robot is. Robots built to obey Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics from I ROBOT. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey orders given it by […]

Living Long Is The Best Revenge

My great-grandaunt Bert lived to 103. Aunt Marge made it to 95. My father hit 89. My family suffers longevity well and at 68 I can still beat some teenagers at basketball, so I suspect that I’m headed for a ripe old years in full control of my diminishing facilities and if so I hope […]

Galileo’s Eternal Salute

Galileo Galilei helped restore science to Europe with his telescopic exploration of the solar system and stars. The Holy Mother Church in Rome was confounded by his heliocentric beliefs that the Earth revolved around the Sun, which was contrary to geocentricism. His Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems attacked the ignorance of Pope Urban […]

Flat Earth USA

Only 2% of Americans believe in a flat Earth. This would be heartening, except 69% have faith in Guardian Angels. Go figure.

Flat Earthers Beware

The world is not flat, but scholars of pseudo-cosmography cling to the belief in a 2D Earth like Seven-Day Adventists’ hope for the 2nd Coming of their Messiah. As early as 150BC Greeks divined the world was round through mathematics. Western historians claim that ancient societies espoused flat-worldism, however the center of the cult was […]