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Stephen Hawking’s Final Reddit Comment

I was struck by Professor Hawking’s answer to a really fascinating question. It was his last comment on Reddit before he died. The thread was an AMA (Ask Me Anything). Unsurprisingly the answer not only rocketed to the top of … Continue reading

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Space Poop

Play: Space Poop Space Poop is a sci fi comedy interactive RPG text game. You play as Space Station Intern Ejest Bindle. Depending on your choices in Space Poop, you’ll encounter one of TEN different endings. Be careful what you choose, because … Continue reading

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My Post-Cyberpunk Novel

I’m working on a novel. The problem is, novels are slow, they’re long and they’re like putting all your retirement money into Microsoft stock: it’s probably not a good idea. For simplicity and speed, I’m writing short stories. With any … Continue reading

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“Do we realize that when we say ‘I,’ we are talking about something that is vanishing?”

“Do we realize  that we are not what we used to be, nor what we will be, but what we are in the process of being in the present instant? If life is but a dream, we might as well … Continue reading

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“…we have soothed ourselves into imagining sudden change as something that happens outside the normal order of things.”

“‘An accident, like a car crash. Or beyond our control, like a fatal illness. We do not conceive of sudden, radical, irrational change as built into the very fabric of existence. Yet it is. And chaos theory teaches us,’ Malcolm … Continue reading

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“Lies Were More Dependable than the Truth” Second Publication of 2013

It’s out! Buy it now! It’s actually pretty cheap, so come on already. “Lies were more Dependable than the Truth.” In Ender’s Game and Philosophy, eds. D.E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush, 213-222. Chicago: Open Court, November, 2013. http://www.opencourtbooks.com/books_n/ enders_game.htm.     … Continue reading

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“When Students Teach: The Honors Preceptorial” — National Honors Conference Presentation

With the success of the Chapman Honors course “Science Fiction: Questioning Reality,” a few honors students and I submitted a proposal for a presentation at the upcoming national honors conference. We were accepted, and became part of the “46th Annual … Continue reading

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