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Dimples in Space-Time

Posted on November 8, 2018
Dimples in Space-Time

Now that the election is over, we can attend to other matters of gravity. Literally. Gravity is so ever-present in our lives we rarely... Continue

Let them eat plastic

Posted on November 2, 2018
Let them eat plastic

With the discovery that micro-plastics have been found in human stool samples we can now confirm that the scourge of plastic has thoroughly... Continue

Craving a dose of reality

Posted on October 18, 2018
Craving a dose of reality

I left the City Council candidate’s forum at Andrews Hall last week feeling uncomfortable. It’s not that the candidates... Continue

Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary in Maturity

Posted on October 4, 2018
Sonoma's Urban Growth Boundary in Maturity

Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) is performing exactly the way it was intended. Agricultural land and open space beyond... Continue

My life as a sheep

Posted on September 21, 2018
My life as a sheep

There are those who believe there are two types of people, wolves and sheep. According to this view, we are divided into two camps:... Continue

Justice and mercy

Posted on September 6, 2018
Justice and mercy

Justice relies upon blame, and blame relies upon declaring effective cause. Effective cause is one of four types of causation, according... Continue

The Beauty – The Horror

Posted on August 27, 2018
The Beauty - The Horror

The soaring melody of a mockingbird’s song, the terrible cries of a small child being separated from parents seeking asylum;... Continue

Everything matters

Posted on August 10, 2018
Everything matters

Strangely, it seems as if the very forces that could bring us together are tearing us apart. Internationally, the ability to communicate... Continue

The dogma of no dogma

Posted on July 27, 2018
The dogma of no dogma

Is truth real? What truth do we know, and how do we know it? Humankind has been asking these questions for a very long time and, big... Continue

The business of politics as entertainment

Posted on July 5, 2018
The business of politics as entertainment

Many people feel that politics is a bore and during most days, such people don’t think about politics at all; it’s just... Continue