Monthly Archives: September 2014

Summary of Confucianism on Human Nature

Confucianism: The Way of the Sages

 (This post is my summary of a chapter in a book I often used in university classes: Thirteen Theories of Human Nature.)

Theory of the Universe – (Humanism or secularism as opposed to the supernatural.) Confucius cared about human beings, the human condition—not metaphysics (grand theories of the universe.) Continue reading Summary of Confucianism on Human Nature

Black Holes and Political Ignorance

The Republican War on Science

The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science- and Reality

Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

The reaction among some Republican politicians to the recent news that black holes might not exist again reveals how either morally corrupt or scientifically illiterate they really are. Continue reading Black Holes and Political Ignorance