Upon Black Friday

I stare into the mirror and wonder if I'm ready for what's to come. It's a time that will try the souls of countless retail employees, a day of reckoning for those of us who make our trade peddling goods to the Horde. There are no customers on this day, there is just the Horde. … Continue reading Upon Black Friday

Sam Adams, Lady Gaga and Doyle’s

Since Liang is visiting up from New York and since the proper response to an out-of-town visitor is to drag them around the city to do touristy things, we all went out to Jamaica Plains to do a tour of the Sam Adams brewery. The brewery has been around for a goodly amount of time, … Continue reading Sam Adams, Lady Gaga and Doyle’s

Book Review: The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris

I thought I would have few problems with this book. There's little to no reason where I'd be annoyed by a book where I agree with the fundamental, underlying principles of the work. I fully believe that it's possible to scientifically determine moral values. And look! It's a book about scientifically determining moral values. We … Continue reading Book Review: The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris