Daily Archives: October 22, 2009

Physicist Lawrence Krauss’s Ultimate Origins Talk at AAI

I’m an agnostic who is not really all that sympatico with movement atheism, but earlier this month, I attended all of the Saturday sessions of the Atheist Alliance International (AAI) annual conference in Burbank, California. Most of the luminaries of the New Atheist … Continue reading

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Mental Health Break

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James Jeans and John Updike: A Scientist’s Postulation and a Literary Figure’s Reply

In 1930, physicist, mathematician, and astronomer James Jeans, wrote, in his book The Mysterious Universe, this: Standing on our microscopic fragment of a grain of sand, we attempt to discover the nature and purpose of the universe which surrounds our home … Continue reading

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