Marv Marinovich – Off His Friggin’ Rocker…or Genius?

“Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.” – Albert Einstein A while back, I wrote about Todd Marinovich – Marv Marinovich’s son (and a psychological case-study in sports parenting); I certainly […]

Bad Science, Shrinking Brains, and Open (Yet Questioning) Minds

“The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another” – Richard Feynman So when we put all of our eggs in one basket — say, judging a particular question solely […]

Thank God for Unanswered Prayers

” ‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow If any of you have the opportunity to pick up a copy of the May, 2009, Esquire magazine, by all means, please do so.  Get a good, strong, cup o’ Joe, have a seat, and delve […]