Daily Archives: May 7, 2008

The Futility and Frustration of Democracy

It is obvious in the United States that we need to replace the executive with a Democrat and add a few senators in the mix, in order to undo 8 years of Republican policy and replace it with four to 8 years of Democratic policy. This is because Democratic policy is better. Not great, just better. Also, Republican policy has a few elements that are truly evil, far more nefarious than anything the democrats have to offer. For instance, we really don’t want to have a supreme court staffed entirely by yahoos. We are almost there now. Let’s please not go all the way. Continue reading The Futility and Frustration of Democracy

Fun And Instructive Classroom Exercise


Your brain
… to explore the nature of the conscious mind.You are the teacher, and you’ve got a classroom full of reasonably well behaved students.Tell them: “I want you to close your eyes, and I’m going to ask you a question. …Quietly work out the answer to the question and keep your eyes closed until I tell you to open them…. Do not say the answer to your question out loud … and keep your eyes closed.” Continue reading Fun And Instructive Classroom Exercise