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Archives for September, 2013

The U.S. “war on drugs,” besides failing to meet its goals, has demonstrated a stubborn ignorance of the effects that different drugs have in the human body. Granted, some drugs cause degeneration and are properly outlawed. Opiates such as heroin and stimulants such as cocaine and methamphetamine take a harsh physical toll and leave users…

A True Description of the Universe?

Ethan wrote a very interesting post about parallel universes.  That got me thinking, and thinking some more.  In fact I’ve been thinking about this for nine years.  So forgive me as it starts to make some sense to me, and read the following with a pinch of salt. Time is not the 4th dimension.  Time,…

Spoiler Alert: Riddick

After thirteen years and three films, it’s still hard to know what to think about Richard B. Riddick.  No one calls him Dick.  His luminescent mother-of-pearl cat’s eyes allow him to see in the dark, when they’re not protected by an iconic pair of black welding goggles.  He is very talented at killing people and…