Category Archives: Imagination

Heaven: Many Hints, One Hypothesis (“Paging Dr. Hawking”)

“I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.” Perhaps the most distinguished … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Tucson II (“Moral Imaginations”)

At about the twenty minute mark of his memorial address in Tucson last month, President Obama included these impassioned words: “But what we can’t do is use this tragedy as one more occasion to turn on one another. As we … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Tucson (“Consciousness of Failure”)

In the wake of the shootings in Tucson, New York Times journalist David Brooks has an Op-Ed today entitled “Tree of Failure.”In this thoughtful piece of writing, Brooks discusses civility in a manner which some people no doubt will have … Continue reading

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