But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Friday, 13 May 2016 09:14

The Case Against Reality

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Donald Hoffman is a Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of California, Irvine. He is known for his studies in visual perception and optical illusion, as documented in his 1998 book Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See, and at his webpage. These optical illusions got him interested in thinking about...

Saturday, 09 August 2014 05:30

Before and after

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How running* can help demonstrate to your metaphysics class the difference between a thick particular and a thin particular:

Before:

(2008)

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After:

(2011)

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*for a year in 2011, in my living room, while watching MI-5.

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