My article “Consequences of Relativity in Evolutionary Biology” has been posted to GroundReport. I’m pleased with myself because I believe that I have actually been somewhat comprehensible and written something worthwhile. It’s also a little sad- I’ve said what I wanted to and I’ll need to start something new. One of these days I’ll write something longer than a page and a half.
Holy Frijoles! It’s only been a week or two and I am number 1 in a Google search for ‘relativity biology’. I didn’t think that there wasn’t much written about relativity in biology, but being #1 in Google without searching for my own name is uplifting. I am also #5 for searches of ‘biology relativity’ but the previous 4 are all link pages to the exact same article (I must admit it does look interesting, […]
The Birth of Comedy out of the Suicide of Tragedy Or: Letterman and Leno Nietzsche felt that the rise of the comedic play signaled the end of the traditional Greek tragedy, and with it, great art. However, this new comedy still retained much of the old theory behind his conception of the tragedy. The two primitive artistic impulses represented by the Gods Apollo and Dionysus are still critical, but in comedy the old duality is […]
I went to Dia:Beacon over the weekend. Great modern art installation. First of all, enough cannot be said about the building. It is huge and lets in massive amounts of natural light, which the large sculptures really benefit from. Secondly, the sheer size of the individual installations makes for a unique experience: Chances are you might catch some representative pieces of art from a famous artist at some show, but Dia:Beacon has really gone above […]