Scientific Blinders

July 9th, 2016 | by msalt

A post last year looked at the ways in which even the best scientists — Albert Einstein, for example — [&hellip


Bruce Lee and the Power of Water

April 20th, 2016 | by msalt

I just ran across a classic post at Maria Popova’s always worthwhile BrainPickings that illuminates the connection between martial arts [&hellip


Fighting by Not Fighting

January 19th, 2016 | by msalt

A dozen or so heavily armed right-wing extremists seize a government facility. Naturally, the police respond with a massive display [&hellip


Spooky Action at a Distance

October 23rd, 2015 | by msalt

Einstein was wrong. As insightful as he was about the nature of the universe, the most famous Western genius since [&hellip


Malcolm Gladwell is wrong

April 21st, 2014 | by msalt

I’ve long had a pet theory that Malcolm Gladwell is a closet Daoist. If you look at his big books, [&hellip



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