metaphysical particles

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Because the metaphysical mutation produced by the modern science brings the individuation, the vanity, the hate and the desire. my translation from Les particules élémentaires by Michel Houellebecq. Modern science calls for quantum mechanics. And quantum mechanics calls for non-locality, which implies that individuation (whatever that means) is a faulty concept. The vanity, hate and […]

mandating private pension funds

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Some kind of capitalist trick invaded Romania lately: any man and his flea is bound by law to create and feed regularly an account in a private pension fund, for retirement. When the pension fund goes bust, the best thing that can happen for the retired is that the government will bail them out: then, […]

science and progress

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

To those skeptics who think science has done no good to humanity because we most visibly conserved our lack of wisdom over the ages, here’s my reply: Science has helped humanity so much that today most of the parasites can live on the lives of others, even rule and manipulate them (that, presumably, was harder […]