10.13.18: Ian Malcolm And Fox Mulder Might Be Crazy Persons

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“If I may…Um, I’ll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you’re using here, it didn’t require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step. You didn’t earn the knowledge for yourselves, so you don’t take any responsibility for it. You stood on the shoulders of geniuses to accomplish something as fast as you could, and before you even knew what you had, you patented it, and packaged it, and slapped it on a plastic lunchbox, and now…you’re selling it, you wanna sell it!”
–Ian Malcolm, “Jurassic Park”

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8.27.18: Non-Local Instantaneous Connections

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I wanted to start off with a couple of interesting synchronicities:

Senator John McCain died on the same day as Senator Ted Kennedy nine years previously, of the same condition—glioblastoma, a severe brain/spinal cancer that only impacts 10,000 people per year. Even more improbably: the two, despite their political differences, were close friends and even co-sponsored a key bill together. Continue reading “8.27.18: Non-Local Instantaneous Connections”