Category Archives: Theory

The 35s (in six easy pieces)

A novel that’ll never end that I’ll call The Unfinished novel.Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but can be transformed from one form to another.

Q: If energy is neither created nor destroyed, what happens to the energy within our bodies and brains when we die?

A: If you’re presently grieving, don’t read this…

What was the question again?

Q: For a start, how is the existence of the other universes to be tested?

A: We need an open mind, though not too open.

A: Parallel universes may or may not exist; the case is unproved.

A: I think the contemplation of the multiverse is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the nature of science and on the ultimate nature of existence. read more

Murder He Blogged

tree with no leaves in moonlight3 am by the fire
 – fri, 03/06/2009

The fire is roaring. It’s turned up all the way. The dogs are sleeping.

If you like, you can imagine that I’m smoking a pipe. That’s what I’m doing. Imagining. And reading. I don’t have any favorite books but I have several favorite paragraphs. Like this one here. I’ll read it to you. Not the whole thing. Just some of the best words and sentences. I may be paraphrasing. I don’t have the book in front of me. Now relax. read more