May 26, 2011 8:45 AM Subscribe
The Root of Knowledge - "Wikipedia trivia: if you take any article, click on the first link in the article text not in parentheses or italics, and then repeat, you will eventually end up at 'Philosophy.' " (via)
- Sentences to ponder - "Despite the length of On What Matters, we glean little of its author's view on what really does matter."
- A Drug Against Free Will - "Burundanga, a drug containing the chemical scopolamine, may target the part of your brain that controls free will. The drug is used by criminals to rob and rape victims." Free Will Is In The Brain - "According to a new paper in Psychological Science, reading a short article which argues that free will is an illusion causes measurable changes in brain function: Inducing Disbelief in Free Will Alters Brain Correlates of Preconscious Motor Preparation." (via)
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