Stoicism, Because Humanity Does Not Change That Quickly

One may rightly wonder, if the teachings of a school of philosophy that was founded about 2300 years ago are still relevant today. 2300 years is a speck in evolutionary time and we as a species have not changed much. We still face the same problems, behave in the very …

Rest in Peace, Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the MCU has died of colon cancer aged 43. He never spoke publicly about his condition he had been battling for four years, which makes this horrible news all the more shocking. His role as Black Panther has inspired many and …

Recommendation: John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

On Netflix, you can now find a short, 16 minutes, documentary about a regular guy named John who was trying to contact aliens. John is no UFO enthusiast, he is just someone who was hoping to be able to reach out. Just go and watch it. It is 16 minutes …

Happy birthday, Mister Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger, physicist, Nobel laureate and accidental creator of some really nerdy cat jokes and memes was born today in 1887. If you have never hear of Erwin Schrödinger up to today, please close this gap in your knowledge by going here.And here are some quantum physics related cat jokes …

Not Atompunk but Atom Tea

Here’s a nice little historical jewel for you: “The Hole in the Ground”, an informational short film about military and civil response on the home front in Great Britain in the early 1960’s. The casual stance of everybody involved is so quaint and is of course part of the propaganda …

Techno-Barbarians

This is not a continuation of my accidental IT-Dark-Age series comprising this recent article and this older article. Although it relates somewhat. A techno-barbarian is someone who uses advanced technology, most often in a post-apocalyptic setting, without understanding the science behind the tech and/or is unable to replicate/repair the technology …

Zeno of Citium

Project Stoicism: The Virtue of Courage

In common usage, “being stoic” describes someone who displays no or little emotion even during the most dire of circumstances. While this usage has little to do with actual Stoicism, not being too affected by negative circumstances certainly is part of it. The ability to face negative circumstances and endure …