nealism on a general theory of relativity

Einstein 1905

ONCE UPON A TIME, way back yonder in days of yore—in fact, so far back that all adages were still new, so the term old adage was not yet redundant—I often found my­self in­volved in con­ver­sa­tions where I wanted to ad­dress our gen­eral ig­no­rance and to let the other joe know that re­ally mean­ingful ap­pre­ci­a­tion of any­thing in­volved per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ence and com­par­ison. [Continue reading]

new york to allow medical marijuana?

Marijuana plant tops 1500

ACCORDING TO THE FOLKS over there at CB­SNews, “New York would be­come the 21st state to allow med­ical use of mar­i­juana under an ini­tia­tive Gov. An­drew Cuomo will un­veil this week. Cuomo plans to use ad­min­is­tra­tive powers rather than leg­isla­tive ac­tion to allow a lim­ited number of hos­pi­tals to dis­pense mar­i­juana for cer­tain ail­ments. [Continue reading]