Against vast worlds of intellect, what can mortal man do? This is the question that confronts Menelaus Montrose (the Judge of Ages) and Ximen Del Azarchel (The Master of the World). These ageless, brilliant men […]
Can you go back again? The warm spring dawn and summer days of childhood leave us behind, leaving memories of the fantastic and wondrous. In their wake the coming chill of autumn adulthood the world […]
Dr. Leonard Peikoff has an interesting lecture where he compares the most abstract of modern art and schizophrenia: http://www.peikoff.com/2015/04/06/is-there-a-connection-between-schizophrenia-the-low-point-of-the-human-mind-and-culture-the-height-of-human-achievement/ What do you think?
A robot submersible may swim the methane depths of Titan’s sea. It would be a titanic achievement, indeed. http://news.discovery.com/space/alien-life-exoplanets/nasa-wants-to-send-a-submarine-to-titans-seas-150212.htm?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dnewsnewsletter
Frontiers Are all space-voyages about frontiers? Are there still frontiers on earth? A common theme in science-fiction is the generation colony ship. The idea is that the vessel would take centuries to arrive at its […]
Peace on Earth The parade had marched though the city most of the day. The victory parade was not the arrogant stamp of conquerors, it was not a triumphal procession laden with captured goods, nor […]