Tales from the Library of Babel: Part I

I cannot adequately describe my loneliness and isolation: For months now I have been wandering the stairways of the Library alone. I remember years ago I could barely pass from one gallery to another, without meeting a colleague who would hail me with such delight and share a titbit of information from one of the […]

On Free Will: It’s a Matter of (no) Definition

In philosophical circles there appears to be a flurry of activity surrounding the subject of free will and a lot of intellectuals are wringing their hands over this knotty problem.It breaks down thus: If the brain is simply an elegant machine that makes decisions by essentially processing millions of pieces of bio-chemically stored information – many, […]