I’m in love with Schrödinger’s cat

While this is taken from the philosophy of G.W. Leibniz, it represents a kind of late-medieval/early-modern periodic table, with the four elements at the cardinal directions, and the four states between, along with their relations. What’s interesting is that we still believe in binary relations (attract or repel) and four fundamental states of matter; we just call them liquid, solid, gas, and plasma rather than … Continue reading I’m in love with Schrödinger’s cat

Why I don’t argue on the internet

Here the women met them, swords and axes in their hands, and with hideous shrieks of rage tried to drive back fugitives and pursuers alike, the fugitives as traitors, and the pursuers as foes; they mixed themselves up with the combatants, with bare hands tore away the shields of the Romans or grasped their swords, and endured wounds and mutilations… I recently discovered this quote … Continue reading Why I don’t argue on the internet

The Science of Superpowers | The Scriptors

via The Science of Superpowers | The Scriptors Writers have a kind of superpower. We’re illusionists, of a sort. But where a magician invites your disbelief—indeed, taunts it from you with tricks—a writer conjures coherent fantasy from your mind, just as a laser emits coherent light. A story drafted with art and skill creates whole people, even entire worlds, that readers relate to with anxiety … Continue reading The Science of Superpowers | The Scriptors

New Release! Your second-to-last chance to discover The Minus Faction

“Hits all the feels. I teared, laughed, cringed, choked on coffee, held my breath while reading one hundred miles per hour!” -advance reader review The penultimate episode of my serialized superheroish sci-thriller THE MINUS FACTION is now available. “This series is one of my favorite things. Messy and real and hard and beautiful.” In Episode Six . . . Lost in the aftermath of betrayal, … Continue reading New Release! Your second-to-last chance to discover The Minus Faction