What the Heck is a Zen Priest?
Priest practice got less clear with the Mahayana and then in Japan with priests being able to marry, eat meat and booze it up for the last 140 years, the differences between lay and priest ... like any old Protestant minister or Catholic priest (not ...
When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning
"What's the sine of π/2?" I asked my first-ever trigonometry class ... When I had to memorize a speech for ninth-grade English, I huddled in the school library for 90 minutes, whispering the words to myself again and again, until they settled into ...
What angle should you throw a football for maximum range?
Finally I will add air resistance and see what happens. Are you ready? If there is no air resistance, then I can use the kinematic equations for both the x- and y-directions: Also, if I always start the time from t = 0 seconds, then I can replace
What is nothingness? Why god can't exist? Why space is finite and has boundaries?
In fact numerator can not be divided by 0. Therefore 0 can not exist as denominator. It is true that the numerator can not be divided into zero parts and it is also true that sum of zeroes does not give anything but zero. If we take Y = 1 / X ( Y = 1 / X ...
The anatomy of an illusion — and what it tells us about the visual system
You can manipulate all sorts of variables to change the way the illusion appears. There’s even more than one way to eliminate the appearance of the illusion entirely. Can you figure out what you need to do to make ... that they could describe colors ...