Con Stephen Hawking en Jerusalem

Can you hear me? (¿Me escuchan?), preguntó el Profesor Stephen Hawking a través de su sintetizador de voz ante el auditorio de actos superlleno de la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalén, y los más de...

Living Life Without Devices

I spend so much time focusing on the negative in this column and not enough focusing on the positive, on the potential solutions to many of our emotional and behavioral problems today.  I guess...

Revisiting Human Crimes And Their Living Environments

A recurring theme in this column has been concerning how the nature of the configuration of crime changes according to the configuration of living environments.  More specifically, we humans start out in more natural...

The News As A Substitute For Life

No matter where one goes in modern technological society, it is hard to escape the news.  People are reading newspapers and magazines in some form, whether hard copy or online.  People are listening to...

When Life Becomes A Game

Apart from the purely recreational element, games serve another very important purpose both for human individuals as well as social groups.  Through a game, a person is able to extract defined discrete principles in...

The Impossible Task Of Always Pinning Down What Is True

In today’s world, the main entity of knowledge by which people apprehend the world is a datum. Unless something lends itself to verification by the empirical evidence that a datum represents, it is not...

Trying To Hold On To So Little

One of the most interesting social phenomena today in modern technological society is the tendency of people, particularly young people, to use their purchasing power to buy experiences rather than things.  A lot of...