Author Archives: Ossington

About Ossington

I often think but seldom share these thoughts. And if the product of my thinking is to affect anything but my own sense of satisfaction, then surely it must be shared. Here you may try to know what I believe to know.

McKenna on creativity | Sagan on Earth | 021715

To say that I have been neglecting this blog is an understatement. I have been putting all of my energies onto my primary project. The status of that project? Stalled. It is very disheartening to see so much valuable time … Continue reading

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Abou Ali Issa: The Lebanese Hero Of The Tripoli Explosions

Originally posted on A Separate State of Mind | A Blog by Elie Fares:
Two days ago, Tripoli got hit with death yet again as a terrorist attack took place in its Jabal Mohsen neighborhood. The politics and intricacies of the attack…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and Richard Dawkins, a conversation | The Poetry of Science + a tight beat

Ho folks, I hope you enjoy, or find useful, the following. Science – Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins, and astrophysicist, Neil Degrasse Tyson speak their minds Neil deGrasse Tyson and Richard Dawkins – The Poetry of Science Music – Vanic X K.Flay … Continue reading

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The Power of Empathy | How the economy works | Sounds of the universe

Good morning all, I hope your week is going well. RSA Shorts – The Power of Empathy: What is empathy, and why it is different from sympathy. How the economy works in 30 minutes. From the largest hedge fund manager … Continue reading

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The Shortcomings of Religion and the Coming Revolution | EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – The Buddha

Ho folks, Just some links for you today. Here’s a song I’ve been digging as of late – Alt-j – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix) Alt-J – Left Hand Free Lido Remix [hype machine] The self and others, “spirit” and “structure”: … Continue reading

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Items of interest (space, music, psychedelic visualization)

Word up people, Just sharing some cool stuff that I’ve been looking at as of late. This song is pretty sweet. Here’s some math for you – GPU Fluid Solver: Rayleigh-Taylor Instability. From youtube: “A fresh GPU implementation of a fluid … Continue reading

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Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity – Simple to digest youtube playlist thereon

Ho folks, I am not about to say that I understand Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, but the physical world is the way that it is, and this theory goes a long way to explain that world. I have watched about … Continue reading

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Evolution: Why We Prevailed (World Science Festival talk)

Ho folks, This is a great talk on the evolution of the current form of mankind, from the World Science Festival. Good news: We survived because our ancestors responded to environmental changes with rapid change of their own. Bad news: … Continue reading

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The quantum nature of consciousness | a short film about the multiverse :11/11/2014

Ho folks, Below is a short film about the multiverse, well, the idea of the existence of an infinite plurality of causally-determined paths, entire worlds that are said to exist because you chose a red shirt rather than a blue … Continue reading

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BBC Human Universe | S01 E01 | Apeman – Spaceman | 10/11/2014

Good morning fellow humans, fellow inanimate objects capable of cognition. Below is a sponsored youtube video featuring the first episode of BBC’s The Human Universe.  This is said to be very much like the Cosmos series, and so I have no … Continue reading

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