Monday, April 30, 2012

Maybe I won't dream of her again tonight.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

"The scientists conducting these studies have a common goal - to heal sick and injured men and women. Along the way, they're discovering a common fact. To heal our minds and bodies, we must understand them. And in understanding we gain the power to improve."

- Ramez Naam

Sunday, April 22, 2012

America really missed a perfect opportunity to move toward the metric system with the introduction of the two-liter drink bottle. Rather than regarding the liter as a measure of volume, many people have come to view it as nothing more than a unit of soft drink.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

The most important thing that I have come to understand through my time in the sciences is the criticality of the arts.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.

But it's not the evidence of existence, either.
You know, I actually really like my American accent.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

There are no absolutes, and that is not a self-contradictory statement. We are allowed to speak in absolutes because language is clumsy, and it does not give us a concise method of expressing the understood scientific implication that all knowledge is limited to the conclusions drawn through our collective observation. Those philosophers who spend their time arguing against the unavoidable inadequacies of syntax likely do so only because they have no conceptual counterargument.

Friday, April 13, 2012

"No, please don't. Hugs like this always mean goodbye."

"Don't be naive. This is goodbye."

Friday, April 6, 2012

Those who fear change will always be among the first who are left behind.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

"If you want to make enemies, try to change something."