Nations and Nationalism

I have been reading an interesting book by Amos Oz in which he interviews different segments of Israeli about their attitudes towards the land of Israel. One of the main problems he tries to address is how to reconcile his support for Zionism with his negative views on nationalism. The two seem to be mutually … Read more

Pascals Memorial

Pascal was a brilliant guy. At just 19 years of age he invented an adding machine to help his dad with his work collecting taxes for Louis XVIII. His little box full of gears and levers became known as the Pascaline, the first functional calculator. In honor of his invention a programming language was named … Read more

The Dragon!

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. TS Eliot A little boy went out to play in his backyard. It wasn’t long before he became bored with that small, confined area and wandered off … Read more