Brainy Books

The recent spate of books on the brain and its power, or lack thereof, are slowly undermining my confidence in my ability to think, reason, and decide. And not just because I’m in my sixties. And, since these flaws in… Read More ›

Existential deck chairs

“It’s like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.” I think about this phrase a lot;  it is both humorously ironic and darkly profound.  It’s all about the innocent  focusing on the trivial when doom is in store.  Of course… Read More ›