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Hello there.

You will find here various articles and posts and  a knowledge mix (albeit a coherent , organized and often interrelated  mix , I hope) of my ideas and opinions about culture , books , science , and everything else…

My books pages can be consulted for a listing and sometimes description  of books I have read throughout the years , and  my blog for posts related to diverse subjects.

I haven’t created a specific ‘about’ page , but if you would like to know more about me , you can click on  the ‘About me ‘ tag link in the tags list or tag cloud.

About the so-called viral expression 8÷2(2+2)

I have seen this expression a few times online and didn’t pay much attention to it. But now that I looked at this problem more attentively, it seems the given expression has been deliberately formulated or written in an ambiguous way just to “go viral”, or to attract discussions, attention and long, sometimes unnecessary debates. … Continue reading

Concerning Pi, again

For Pi Day this year (2018), I will provide some results related to this interesting mathematical constant. These results are mostly inspired or taken from answers I gave at quora.com about   or about similar mathematical topics. The millionth decimal digit of π is 1 (verified with Mathematica). The 10 millionth decimal digit of π is found to be 7, and the 100 millionth decimal digit … Continue reading

Concerning the relationship between science and philosophy

This post consists of the  elements of an answer I wrote at quora.com ; the question there was: “Is philosophy the top of all kinds of sciences?” I think it would be convenient to distinguish between the general term “science”, referring to the state or fact of knowing, or to knowledge acquired by study and … Continue reading

About the 2016 presidential elections

I read a lot , and I try to analyze events objectively. I wrote an answer on June 18 , 2016  on quora.com outlining a general rational method to analyze historical events , and I gave reasons why Donald Trump would be elected president . The link to that answer can be followed by clicking … Continue reading