It is certainly fanciful to entertain the idea of nonlocal causality. Telekinesis, telepathy, action at a distance—it’s the matter of science-fiction, really. As one obsessed with the concept of communication—how it is fourfold, according to modern understanding: comprised of source, receptor, message and medium—the possibility of trifold communication is exhilarating. Truth disseminated instantaneously and through … Continue reading Action at a distance: science fiction or fact?
When I was a child, I ate mounds upon mounds of Honey Nut Cheerios. Every morning for breakfast, sometimes for dinner and mostly as as snack, the sweetened little hoops were ubiquitous in my diet. I now refuse to eat Honey Nut Cheerios. This sociological tendency, applicable to many realms of human behavior, can be … Continue reading Damped Sine Curve: A Metaphor for Sociological Nature
Pookability – (n.) the probability that at any given moment in time or point in space, you will see a rabbit. Example: Des Moines, Iowa has a relatively high rabbit population, and therefore maintains high pookability. While I cannot take full credit for the conception of the word (a friend formulated the lexical variation) pookability … Continue reading Pookability, and Other Neologistic Shenanigans
Erinaceous – (adj.) of, pertaining to, or resembling a hedgehog. Indeed. Scribed ever so eloquently on page 371 in the fifth volume of the Oxford English Dictionary is a word you never knew existed. In fact, there are probably hundreds of words that you never knew existed, all of which lie between the folds of … Continue reading Side Affects of a Logolepsy Infliction