Tag: George Orwell

A Video Exposition:  Quantum Theory, Waves, and the Bulbous Bow of Confusion

A Video Exposition: Quantum Theory, Waves, and the Bulbous Bow of Confusion

November 1, 2019 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: The “Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle” is a mathematical law of the universe involving "trade-offs".  In fact, it could be summarized as the law of having your cake but not being able to eat it too.  Or, as applied for the sake of this article, it means either position or … Continue reading A Video Exposition: Quantum Theory, Waves, and the Bulbous Bow of Confusion

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An Offer You Can’t Refuse

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

October 7, 2019 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: We read to know we're not alone. Although that particular truism is often mistakenly attributed to the author C.S. Lewis, it was actually William Nicholson who wrote those words in his 1989 play "Shadowlands", a story about C.S. Lewis. Indeed. The power of words. And perhaps many of … Continue reading An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain:  Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

April 21, 2017 by Uncola:   Definition of UTOPIA 1: an imaginary and indefinitely remote place 2: a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions 3:   an impractical scheme for social improvement   Definition of DYSTOPIA 1: an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives 2: literature: anti-utopia … Continue reading Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”