For a number of years, in the rush of the tides of my life, I stumbled across stories I would like to read but couldn’t imagine taking time for them at the moment.
So now I have this collection and in an effort to actually read these pieces, I place them here on my blog, earliest to latest. Unfortunately, some articles have disappeared. Here are the remainders. Some of these I have read in full, but left them because they were so good. I left them so I would read them again. So, for your perusal, my unread articles.
The folly of Scientism
How to fund an American Police State
Computing with Soup
A World Without People
TED Talk: Questions No One Knows the Answer To
Privatizing Marriage is Unjust To Children
Life Without Sex: The Third Phase of the Asexuality Movement
Grantland: Gambling and the Mob in Hot Springs AR
Peter Singer and Tyler Cowe transcript
What’s happened to A New Kind of Science?
Does moral theory create extremism?
The Satan of the Gaps (Pt. 1)
Dusting Off GOD
How Collecting Opium Antiques Turned Me Into an Opium Addict
The most interesting company in tech: Valve
TEN VIRTUES FOR THE MODERN AGE
Does Brain Science Disprove Freedom?
Head Like an Orange
Edge and the Art Collector
Jesus healed using cannabis, study shows
Why It’s Good To Be Wrong
An Unwanted Guest
The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ
How traffic actually works
I tooke a bodkine
Embracing the void
What No One Tells You About Losing Lots of Weight (not for the faint of heart)
Famous Resolution Lists: Jonathan Swift, Susan Sontag, Marilyn Monroe, Woody Guthrie
Healthcare.gov and the Gulf Between Planning and Reality
What is reality?
Teleology Rises from the Grave
Life is a Braid in Spacetime
8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today
The Volcano That Rewrote History
OK, that just about sums it up.
Sorry some of the full articles are behind a paywall. At least there’s a sample.