Do you need a loan but the bank won’t give you one? Perhaps you should look at Starbucks as being the middleman. “Starbucks is going to create a mechanism that will allow us citizens to do what the government and the banks won’t: lend money to small businesses. “
“I could end the deficit in 5 minutes…You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election”:
Chris Hedges is eloquent in this interview about Occupy Wall Street, the banks, and bailouts, and the problems of the economic crisis:
I can’t tell if this is a joke or not, but it’s in a serious peer-reviewed journal. This article in only one page long, but this is how I aspire to write journal articles. The title is Reasons that Life is Difficult.
Now you see the positive and negative sentiments in the bible. The black is the positive, the red is the negative. See the details here.
So do you remember how the scientific community was surprised at finding neutrinos faster than the speed of light? Well, it could turn out to be false. Why so? The neutrinos only seemed to be going faster than the speed of light, but that’s because they forgot to add one small calculation, which is…relativity. To be more specific, clocks closer on earth go faster because of the gravitational pull, and so traveling from France to Italy will definitely have different times based the altitude of the clock. From the article: “If it stands up, this episode will be laden with irony. Far from breaking Einstein’s theory of relatively, the faster-than-light measurement will turn out to be another confirmation of it.”
As mentioned before, the FBI was considering of changing the federal definition of rape. Now, it has changed it. Before, the definition was “the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.” This excluded statutory rape, same-sex rape, forced anal or oral sex, rape with an object and victims who are male or transgender or have disabilities, not to mention those who have taken drugs or alcohol and therefore had their ability to consent “diminished”. The changed definition is now: “penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.”
I have just completed a visiting position as an assistant professor at Dalhousie University. My ideas are not associated with my employer; they are expressions of my own thoughts and ideas. Some of them are just musings while others could be serious discussions that could turn into a bigger project.
Besides philosophy, I enjoy martial arts (Kuk Sool Won), playing my violin, enjoying coffee around town, and experimenting with new food.