Dining with Dung Beetles

The diversity of opinions on fundamental issues has always perplexed and intrigued me. In Euclidean geometry, no one would dispute the Pythagorean theorem, at least once he understood it. No scientist would deny that water, steam and ice are the same chemical compound, provided he understands chemistry. But when it … Continue reading

To Be Considered a Man

For those young men who know too much, too soon. Lest anyone wake up in the morning with the belief that only he understands the world, we bring you this clip from Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498). This is what he learned as a young man from his time at the University … Continue reading

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