Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Friday, September 24, 2010

Commenting on feeling like the odd man out in adolescence:

In the morning man shall grow up like grass; in the morning he shall flourish and pass away: in the evening

In the morning, chlorophyll absorbs the sun's energy and grass grows. In our youth, we seem to spring from the ground like grass absorbing energy from the sun as do our peers. In absorbing energy in our growing, we also more feel dissonance, as if reflected from other leaves of grass, which doesn't support our growing as we would like to.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

An interesting paper suggesting use of Namenda in hepatic encephalopathy. The first author, Rodrigo, has other papers on NMDA. In the course of looking this up, I ran into an Indian paper which said that people generally die with their eyes closed, people dying of hepatic or renal encephalopathy with their eyes open.
Professor Volokh discusses the unfortunate, recent statement of the HHS Secretary; my take in comments.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Sasha Volokh gives the etymological connection between negligee and negligence in the comments. The words have an interesting history.
An interesting modern art perspective vs. representational art way to see meaning in a statue portrayed in Althouse.