Posts tagged "intellectual"

Your Philosophical Thought of The Week: J. Robert Oppenheimer! (3/4/16)

Your Philosophical Thought of The Week: J. Robert Oppenheimer! (3/4/16)
“The history of science is rich in the example of the fruitfulness of bringing two sets of techniques, two sets of ideas, developed in separate contexts for the pursuit of new truth, into touch with one another.” J. Robert Oppenheimer, Science and the Common Understanding Throughout the course of man’s achievement, there is one sensation that... Read more »

The Façade Over The Substance: An Educated Rant

The Façade Over The Substance: An Educated Rant
An issue has been gestating in my mind for quite some time: When did we become a culture where the facade mattered more than the substance? Now, I almost hear you shout in protest, “That statement is too vague!” To that I urge patience, my dear readers. An example: Have you ever been to a... Read more »