All posts tagged: Big Bang

Science is about fact…

“It doesn’t matter what you believe. Science is about fact. Facts are true.” Yet scientists cannot demonstrate their truth without resorting to their own specialized knowledge and language, and their own immutable assumptions; their initial ‘givens proved’ generated by scientists long gone. If I’m to truly understand them, I must know what they know. I must be educated as they were, and indoctrinated into their school. I must take it on faith that what has gone before really has been proven. I must believe in their creed. How am I thus different from the lowliest believer in a god or gods he cannot see?

The First Planetary Constitution

A lethargy has set in these days. A lassitude has wrapped itself around my shoulders, like a heavy winter shawl. A piece of clothing once referred to as a ‘muffler’. Kind of appropriate, actually. The inertia has taken on a rather specific form.* That of an unwillingness to settle down and do some serious writing. If you can call anything I write ‘serious’… Although I do believe that even writing comedy can be an endeavor filled with gravitas. It’s just not nearly as much fun to do it under those conditions. Not when one’s writing is so full of it. … he typed slyly…