The Reality of Unfreedoms

If you will spend 20 mins of your time today on something, let it be on this video. This is from a professor of mine back in the day (20 years ago!) who still looks as young today as then. His name is Bobby Guevarra, and this is his magisterial lecture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geVah0hecPQ&feature=emb_rel_pause What is the … Continue reading The Reality of Unfreedoms

Law

In science, laws are just an expression (in mathematical code) of patterns we find in nature. Thus we learn in high school physics, for example, that Newton’s equation (F=ma) is a law that describes how things move. This law is enough to get you to the moon. Circumvent this law and you just might end … Continue reading Law

Little

The disciples came to Jesus and said, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ So he called a little child to him and set the child in front of them. Then he said, ‘I tell you solemnly, unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading Little

Broken

In this valley of tears, where we are divested of all that is precious to us, only the questions remain. It was only two years ago, right after Sendong, when the questions below were asked. They have been modified somewhat but the gist remains the same. The reader will please forgive me this repetition at … Continue reading Broken

Pray

You will be amazed at the rituals and incantations we make during the basketball season. I myself tried several permutations of shirts and colors in the vain hope that what I wore would somehow affect the outcome of the games. Of course it was fun even if I never really found the right winning combination … Continue reading Pray