Better ways to post

I kept at it and eventually found Jeffery Friedl’s plugin for WordPress that allows text to be inserted directed from a file — which can be edited by emacs, of course. Need a local directory for holding those files but it would be even better to have a local emacs. And Bluehost has a full … [Read more…]

Old articles die hard

About 8 years ago, I wrote an article titled “Is Self-interest Sufficient to Organize a Free Economy?” and posted it on the Free Software Foundation website. In it, I argued that Adam Smith was not an individualist while I seem to have made Adam Smith the poster boy for the evil of modern liberalism (individualism) … [Read more…]

A Christian view of Einstein’s and Bohr’s debate on the meaning of reality

Years ago, I read about this famous debate in which Bohr spoke of objects coming into existence as quantum waves ‘collapsed’ because of an observation. Einstein refused to believe this could be and spoke as if he were defending common sense. Years ago, I also read “Critique of Scientific Reason” by the philosopher Kurt Hubner. … [Read more…]

Yay for emacs

Well, I might have found a way to use emacs to post to my WordPress blog, but it’ll be a little ugly until I write some code to do it smoothly. All I do is copy the text out of the file and paste it in the edit box on my WordPress installation. The annoying … [Read more…]

Disciplined imagination

My second try on this post after computer problems. As I argued in “To See a World in a Grain of Sand”, speculative thought is necessary to create the worldviews, or lesser intellectual systems, which make sense of even revealed truths. Good speculative thought is also an imaginative, even spiritual, effort. And modern people are … [Read more…]

Computer frustrations

Well, I’ve been burned by the crappy standards the computer industry has accepted because of Bill Gates’ desire to become wealthy even at the cost of destroying American minds and the American computer industry.  I use Netgear wireless transmitters to connect to my sister’s broadband connection and Netgear, along with an open-source, group supported by … [Read more…]