Archive for September, 2004

Part 1 Part 2 We’ve established that thermodynamics is based on two fundamental empirical laws: the first law (conservation of energy) and the second law (the entropy law). Any systematic scheme for the description of a physical process (equilibrium or non-equilibrium, discrete or continuous) must also be built upon these two laws. Here we employ […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted September 26, 2004 @ 6:06 PM | Alpha Theory

Art is not a crime. However, wearing a T-shirt that reads “Art Is Not A Crime” is a crime.

Aaron Haspel | Posted September 25, 2004 @ 10:16 AM | Culture

Tomorrow. Did I say tomorrow? I meant the last syllable of recorded time. Now where were we? Oh yes: nowhere. Philosophy to date has yielded no explanations, no predictions, no tools unless we classify logic generously, and very little practical advice, much of it bad. And then from “cogito ergo sum,” or “existence exists,” philosophers […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted September 7, 2004 @ 9:18 PM | Alpha Theory