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The nature of apathy

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

To be apathetic is to invite entropy, says Olson. How do we deal with it?

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apathy, entropy, progress, decay

Donald George Olson died at 72

Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
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My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.

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donald olson, don, eulogy, death, died

Perplexing Things

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 | Last Updated Jun 23, 2014

Essays on perplexing and amazing aspects of reality that are often unintuitive.

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statistics, nature, mind, math, perplex

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

Cute Cartoons

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Cute cartoons.

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Human ability and prejudice

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Prejudice is a part of our world fading, but never quickly enough.

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sexism, racism, prejudice

Doctor Who Cartoon

Posted on Mar 16, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Doctor Who meets Doctor What.

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doctor who cartoon

Laptop

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Cartoon of a customer asking questions about a laptop.

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laptop, cartoon, computer, humor

Puppy Love

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Cartoons about love.

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Saddam Who's Not Sane

Posted on Mar 19, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Cartoon about Saddam Hussein.

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saddam hussein cartoon, shawn olson
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