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Monthly Archives: August 2015
Geometry Problem Involving Two Circles (See Comments for Solution)
This is a puzzle I made up not long ago. After trying to solve it for a bit (no success yet, but I haven’t given up), I decided to share the fun. A small circle of radius r is centered … Continue reading
Two Views of the Truncated Tesseract
The figure above, rotating in hyperspace, is an orthogonal projection of a fourdimensional polychoron known as the truncated tesseract. It is analogous to the truncated cube, one of the Archimedean solids. The image below is of the same figure, but … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged 4d, fourth dimension, geometry, Mathematics, polychora, polychorn, polytope, truncated tesseract
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On Deciphering Informal Medical Language, from an “Aspie” Point of View
A major challenge for many Aspies (an informal name many of those with Asperger’s use for ourselves) is communication with the larger, nonAspie population. Frustration and anger are common reactions to this challenge — sometimes from both sides. The reasons … Continue reading
Posted in Asperger's, Life, Mental Health
Tagged Asperger's, Aspie, communication, jargon, language, life, literal, medical, medicine, mental health, pills
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Is the Moon a Magnet for Ignorance?
Google’s searchsuggestions for “is the moon,” shown above, clearly indicate support for the “magnet for ignorance” conjecture. My favorite one from this list: “is the moon real”? I’ve looked into this, and there are apparently quite a few people utterly … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Science and Scientists
Tagged conspiracy theories, conspiracy theory, ignorance, ignorant, moon, stupid, stupidity
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A Proven Method for Getting Teenagers to Read
Although I am a teacher, I am not an English teacher — but I also believe that, as a teacher of anything, I have an ethical and professional responsibility to promote literacy. Many such methods for doing so exist. This … Continue reading
Why I Do Not Write Books
It’s very simple: errors in writing, of any kind, horrify me. If I wrote a book, and it were published, some would likely slip through, such as the one in the image above. If a book with my name on … Continue reading
On the Problem of Evangelical Atheism
The term “evangelical atheism” may seem like a contradiction, but, hopefully, the image above clarifies what it means. It’s the zealous pushing of others to abandon religious beliefs, and it isn’t helpful to anyone. John Lennon never, to my knowledge, … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Religion
Tagged atheism, atheist, evangelical, John Lennon, Lennon, life, Neil deGrasse Tyson, religion, Tyson
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