Tag: logical thinking
Two-bit Guru | Let it Percolate | Photo of a lathe in a machine shop.

When I was in my early 20’s I worked in a research lab where I met a man named Elmer, the most unique inventor I have ever known. He was something of a magician when it came to creating all sorts of innovative devices, gizmos, gadgets, machines, whatever. I self-appointed Elmer as my mentor because […]

Two-bit Guru | Edge of Science | Detail of a lithograph of Michael Faraday delivering a Christmas lecture at the Royal Institution | Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

After I wrote the free energy post last time, I began wondering how many people would react to it with a negative judgment. Some time ago I wrote that science doesn’t know what it doesn’t know. That’s true in the sense of the damage manipulative “science” can do and it’s also true that the “scientist” […]

I was thinking about doing a piece about being oneself, and then when I wasn’t thinking about it at all, this little flash of awareness flitted across my consciousness. It’s so simple that it seems odd to be writing about it, yet those are the things that often escape our attention. I became conscious that […]