Containing Parts, by reason of their more solid substance, are either homogeneal or heterogeneal, similar or dissimilar… Similar, or homogeneal, are such as, if they be divided, are still severed into parts of the same nature, as water into water. Of these some be spermatical, some fleshy or carnal. Spermatical are such as are […]
Yup, I drew another snail. Maybe tomorrow I will read past page 148. My daughter really likes snails, ghosts, and pink and purple, so maybe I will hang this on her wall. Is this a weird thing to hang in a child’s bedroom? I think this is a weird thing to hang in a child’s […]
The Specious Present: Psychology/Neuroscience, specifically time perception.
You could file this one under philosophy too, but I mean everything is philosophy, really.
The term “specious time” originated with E. Robert Kelley (aka E. R. Clay) …
Melancholy, cold and dry, thick, black, sour, begotten of the more feculent part of nourishment, and purged from the spleen, is a bridle to the other two hot humours, blood and choler, preserving them in the blood, and nourishing the bones. These four humours have some analogy with the four elements, and to the four […]
If you arrived at this page by googling “Why didn’t I get into film school” or “How to get into film school,” let me tell you upfront that this is not the right thing for you to be reading. Oh wait, no one ever finds my site with Google, only Bing, ha! So anyhow, before […]
The Entscheidungsproblem, Computer Science: This one was a doozy. But the main reason I started this website was to champion intelligence in a fun way, in the angry face of the stupidity that seems to be swallowing America. Well, trying to understand the Entscheidungsproblem sure as heck was fun. I emerged a little smarter even if […]
For 75% of the year I really love NYC. The other 25% is mainly about survival. While I have your attention, please follow me on Instagram. I am using the only five minutes of daily free time that I have to hone my skills as an illustrator. In this day and age, however, one cannot […]
Choler is hot and dry, bitter, begotten of the hotter parts of the chylus, and gathered to the gall: it helps the natural heat and senses, and serves to the expelling of excrements. Hm… that quote reminds me of… someone… who might be president right now. Can’t place it. I guess I will just […]
One day my daughter had some new kitty stickers. She stuck them all over a piece of paper and said: “This is the Kitty Planet. Kitties live here. They all have houses with their bowls of water. The kitty planet has three moons. There is a monster there that doesn’t like kitties. He comes out […]
So the US is out of the Paris Climate Agreement. That is disappointing. I was really looking forward to my children and grandchildren being able to breath. Want some putrid icing on that fetid cake? How about legally killing entire herds of wild horses? There will be no more wild horses under Trump’s newest horrible budget. That’s […]