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January 18, 2006


Continuing on the religious tip, you can now Chat with God at iGod...

Natural religion

Child psychology seems to indicate that religion, rather than being a corruption of rationality, springs from the same source.

January 17, 2006

One by One

"Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one." Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Crowds -- Chapter...

January 13, 2006

The truth "out there" is different

A couple of curiosities have come up recently concerning national identity and how it distorts (rightly or wrongly) one's view of things. First was a map of national stereotypes based on Google searches for e.g. "what the English are known...

January 11, 2006

links for 2006-01-11

GROOP.US » Master Thesis about Tagging in Social Networks: Summary and Download - Tagging in Social Networks (tags: to_read)...

January 10, 2006

links for 2006-01-10

Tagsystems: performance tests (tags: tagging code)...

January 4, 2006

Happy 2006

Apparently the new moon on New Year's Eve meant that resolutions would hold fast. Pathetically, I have already broken one. That's one in the eye for astrology, eh? Better luck with yours if you have them....