Wed

15

Sep

2010

The Moon (Mid-autumn) Festival

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Tue

14

Sep

2010

Winnie's philosophy of life

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Sat

11

Sep

2010

If

This is a wonderful poem to all the young by Rudyard Kipling.

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Wed

08

Sep

2010

Many Kinds of Universes, and None Require God

 

September 7, 2010

 

By DWIGHT GARNER

THE GRAND DESIGN

By Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

Illustrated. 198 pages. Bantam Books/Random House. $28.

Stephen Hawking, the most revered scientist since Einstein, is a formidable mathematician and a formidable salesman. “I want my books sold on airport bookstalls,” he has impishly declared, and he’s learned how to put them there.

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Sat

04

Sep

2010

Review of 'The Grand Design'

by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. 

  

Why is there something instead of nothing?

 

Why do we exist?

 

Why does this particular set of laws govern our universe and not some other set?

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Tue

13

Jul

2010

The Unicorn in the Garden by James Thurber

Roger and I find this very funny, and we wondered whether people of another culture also would think so.  The piece itself is a classic of Twentieth Century American humor.  James Thurber wrote primarily for the magazine "The New Yorker," which is still published weekly.

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