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understanding the unimaginable

a utterly bleak story that allows no straight-forward narrative escape from the indifferent callousness of the universe. very bad things happen for no good reason and some people have to live through that.. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/27/AR2009022701549.html

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Sapolsky on stress

Robert Sapolsky is a great science communicator. If you read any of the titles some of his scientific papers you might scratch your head about “Biphasic cytochrome c release after transient global ischemia and its inhibition by hypothermia.” But when … Continue reading

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where have you been?

So i just met Her Maj, Prince Phil and da princess royal.. it was more fun than i expected.. they were pretty dull but Buckingham Palace was darn cool.. Wasn’t expecting it to be quite as palatial as it was… … Continue reading

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the meaning of life

yay! the replies are coming in thick and fast.. you can see them here http://phil.onemonkey.org satisfyingly straight-forward reasoning and largely jargon free too.. good on you, philosophy dudes!

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