Monday, August 3, 2020

a warning from history about simultaneous disasters | Eduinfo

If an earthquake now hits India or Iran, like in 2001 and 2003, respectively, killing over 20,000 people in each country—or if we...

prayer in the time of covid_19 | Eduinfo

Prayers to God can give people a false sense of reassurance that something has been done. In the worst case, prayers can take...

the case against thinking outside of the box | Eduinfo

Social, cultural, economic, spiritual, psychological, emotional, intellectual: Everything is outside the box. And this new sheltered-in-place experience won’t fit into old containers.Photo Illustration...

electrons may very well be conscious | Eduinfo

Panpsychists look at the many rungs on the complexity ladder of nature and see no obvious line between mind and no-mind.Illustration by Yurchanka...

the book that invented the world | Eduinfo

Abraham Ortelius, with his comprehensive atlas, gave us not disenchantment, but a differing enchantment—a sense of the sheer magnitude of the planet.Wikicommons Now...
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