Archive for the 'Religion' Category

666 is 42 in drag

Yes, two famous numbers are really the same. We have uncovered a stunning numerological proof, and ye shall be the first to know. Firstly, 666 = 6 * 111 (six multiplied by one hundred eleven). Yes. And 111 in binary is 7: 4 + 2 + 1. Are you still with us? Therefore, 666 ≍ […]

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Memory, Death

Memory traces a map but cannot cross the border into the past. The map is a fiction, an ideological fixture, a pretense of life where life has passed on, the shadow of a land of shadows. To be remembered is to suffer a form of death. To remember one’s past self, suicide.

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SOC Sex/Romance

Romance operates over long distances, like gravity. Romance and gravity ignore intervening obstacles: sex and electromagnetism may be baffled by them.

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Age and Consequence

You were born old and famous and you will die young and unknown. Trace the edge between age and consequence.

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The Sokal Hoax Revisited

Alan Sokal’s notorious hoax gets re-examined, some 15 years later, by Michael Bérubé in “The Science Wars Redux” [Democracy, Issue #19, Winter 2011]. At 3QuarksDaily Dave Maier reviews Bérubé’s essay, in “Another Round with Michael Bérubé.” It’s interesting that the waters are still roiling after all these years, but more to the point is that […]

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El diablo no quiere

Existe o no, el diablo no quiere admitir lo que tarde o temprano sus partidarios llegan a saber: es capaz de ser un aburrido total.

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The Three IgnoQuestions

What is who? How is where? Why is when?

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