First off however, I would like to tell those who haven't seen the film, not to read this entry because obviously, it may spoil the movie for you. That being said, I wish to say that if you don't know anything about the movie, the best thing you can do is not to watch any of the trailers! Really, don't watch them. The trailers alone already somewhat spoiled the movie for me--considering what I know about space exploration and space simulations, watching the trailers practically told me half the
Perhaps people wonder if I have somehow 'changed' my outlook on life, ever since I've been more vocal about my atheism (or 'agnostic atheism' if others want a more 'thin-sliced' version...personally I don't really think there is a major distinction). Actually, not much has changed--I have to admit that haven't really improved much on anything. Despite all that I 'preach' about the scientific method and the power of 'data collection and analysis', I would have to say that I'm a rather poor example
After almost nine years of not riding bicycles, I'm now getting back into road cycling. I'll be blogging and/or photo-blogging about my road/mountain bike adventures in and around Davao City (and perhaps soon, even Cebu City).
To help me plot my bike courses and trails around Davao, I recently installed an Android app called MapMyRide (http://www.mapmyride.com) into my Sony Xperia S. With it, I can share my routes...
It's truly ironic that most people who adopt the "No Fear" slogan or mantra, are actually spiritual or religious. True fearlessness is accepting a universe that has no intent, no purpose, and no grand design by some great designer, and GETTING ALONG FINE WITH THAT IDEA, and not terrified that there is absolutely no meaning to life.
Not that I am declaring that I'm fearless--I fear a lot of things, but then, in a way, fear is a HEALTHY thing--it is a natural mechanism, an