My work in information technology has paid my family’s bills for over 20 years. If I ever slow down to think (who, me?), I meander through topics surrounding the idea of how to make better use of the constant flood of information generated by all the electronics my team and I are responsible for. Continue reading Further study on cognitive biases
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How do we know what we know?
My ponderings on epistemology below is largely a paraphrase of the transcript of the February 21st podcast from The Liturgists. I also inject some thoughts of my own, but you’ll have to listen to the podcast to figure out which is what!
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Let’s be candid
‘Tis the season for candor. Let’s talk about scapegoating … Continue reading Let’s be candid
Reflecting over a tough couple of weeks
My birthday passed by, earlier this month. My son was caught up in final exams and couldn’t join us that day, so he came the day after. I love when the five of us are together! What a treat! That lovely evening together at home was punctuated by an "act of God" wind event that stripped our roof of shingles and tar-paper in a couple of areas. Continue reading Reflecting over a tough couple of weeks
Gravity map of Mars
Deconstructing meaningful conversation
As part of my engineering undergrad studies in the early 1990s, we examined the forces exerted on the individual components of various structures. I distinctly remember the first time we deconstructed the force vectors within the structure of a bridge. Continue reading Deconstructing meaningful conversation
Surprised by Scripture
I’m loving what I find on BioLogos.org. Brad Kramer’s review of Tom Wright’s Surprised by Scripture has this great quote: Continue reading Surprised by Scripture
Excellent summary of Genesis
Life wouldn’t be the same without death
My wife’s grandfather passed away this week. He was 94. He was awarded not one, but TWO Purple Hearts for his time in the European Theater of the Second World War. Continue reading Life wouldn’t be the same without death
Was the earth created in six days, or what?