The French Connection: combining Camus and Bourdieu to explain “alternative facts”

"Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?" The internet widely attributes this quote to Groucho Marx, but the gist of the joke is that the line was spoken by Chico Marx, while dressed as Groucho. In a movie (Duck Soup, 1933). In other words, you cannot trust what you see or... Continue Reading →

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Is there a mirror universe where Time runs backwards?

Recently, NOVA ran a program on the possibility that the Big Bang created both the Universe we know and a "mirror Universe," in which Time runs in reverse. It's a fascinating program. You can see it here. I have explored something similar in the cosmology of the Fire of Norea trilogy, which I can only hint... Continue Reading →

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