December 2015

Transhumanists as “Overlords”

15 Dec , 2015 Uncategorized

I’ll be sparse with the spoilers, but the following are a few short meandering thoughts I had about the premiere of the TV adaptation of the Arthur C. Clarke novel “Childhood’s End”. In the novel (which differs from the TV episode) aliens arrive at Earth and put everything in order. Depending on who you ask, […]

“Bush Money” (and a comparison with Black Holes)

14 Dec , 2015 Uncategorized

I am not an economist nor an astrophysicist. But I find both fields intensely fascinating, when embedded in their proper context – economy in the theater of international or “geo”-politics, and astrophysics when looking at the proper context of the innermost galaxy. In both there is an ephemeral understanding that can not be gathered from […]