Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Damnably Bright Sky

Last night I took part in the survey on light pollution, conducted by Globe at Night. I will not rehash here the facts on light pollution which you can read directly on the above website (and in many other places), … Continue reading

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The Flemish Philosopher

I found this interesting engraving at the Met. The engraving is by Robert Benard, the original artwork by David Teniers The Younger. The verse below the engraving reads: To the philosopher admiring all the charms For new systems far away … Continue reading

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Faith in the Big Apple

M took this picture on the subway in the morning. I think this pretty much speaks for itself. I’m not sure if I’ve every really believed in a personal god. To me Yahweh was as real as Santa Claus (or … Continue reading

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First post

Time for a quick introduction. I am a software engineer currently living in New York City. I was born in Russia and immigrated to the US as a teen, more than a decade ago. I consider myself a rationalist, a … Continue reading

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Hello world!

An unusual blog name invented. A pseudo-witty quote selected. Image modified, appearance tweaked. Hello world post changed. Looks like I’m good to go.

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