BREAKING RESEARCH NEWS – The Quantum Mechanics of Stupidity

In a groundbreaking study, a team of researchers at the International Institute of Quantum Idiocy (IIQI) has discovered a new set of particles that is believed to be the fundamental building blocks of stupidity. The particle, named the “stupidion,” has a unique set of properties that set it apart from all other known particles in … Read more

I’m still a taxi man to some!

Following on from August 2023, when I said ‘I’m an Uber driver‘, another situation arose today around 19:15PM. I am obviously not in control over what people may perceive and then draw a probable interference. Something about my appearance or that taken together with the colour or shape or model of my car, led to … Read more

In praise of solitude: a path to transformative freedom

In the pursuit of freedom, many often focus on external factors such as the ability to travel, to spend money, acquire possessions, or surround themselves with friends. While these aspects of freedom are undoubtedly important, there exists a deeper, more personal form of liberation that emerges from embracing solitude and cultivating a rich inner life. … Read more

Upsetting Drake – with the SETI Complexity Equation

In the grand cosmic saga of life in the universe, the Drake equation has long stood as a guiding light for those seeking to understand the prevalence of extraterrestrial intelligence. This elegant mathematical formula, conceived by astronomer Frank Drake in 1961, has captured the imaginations of scientists and dreamers alike, offering a tantalising framework for … Read more

The uncategorised tapestry of being me

I am the way I am because of my life-experiences and particular knowledge. I make decisions based on those and of course applying the rules of logic. Other people, not uncommonly, do not understand or grasp why I do what I do or what I decide. I cannot communicate to each and every person the … Read more

Focalism and related biases

This bias is quite common. Have you ever been in a conversation where you make a thoughtful point, only to have the other person latch onto a single word or phrase and totally miss your intended meaning? This common phenomenon is known as focalism bias, and it can lead to frustrating misunderstandings and derailed discussions. … Read more