Tag Archives: Intelligence

Music as Analogue for Life

I’m reading a very interesting book at the moment; a Christmas gift.  It’s a book that speculates on the nature and occurrence of intelligent life in the universe.  Essentially, it is an examination of the Fermi paradox:  if intelligent life … Continue reading

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The Thing About Intelligence

Intelligence is a peculiar thing.  Some people obviously have it, but it is still a difficult thing to define precisely.  While intelligence tests can quantify intelligence, to some degree, there are people with various different kinds of intelligence who are … Continue reading

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The Corruption of Ordinary People

If you’ve read the title of this post, you’re probably wondering what it has to do with art and being a starving artist.  Read on.  It has everything to do with art. The post is about how deranged and downright … Continue reading

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The Bodleian Kindle

As I write this, I have just finished watching Professor (soon to be “Sir”, I’m sure) Brian Cox’s television show, “A Night with the Stars”, in which he valiantly, but lucidly explained quantum physics to an audience of what are … Continue reading

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