Monthly Archives: February 2011

Book Review: “Trust Agents”

Trust Agents – by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith (published 2009) In the first chapter, he introduces six characteristics of trust agents, which role out to be Chapters 2-7. 1) Make your own game – most trust agents “break out of the mold” and stand out. Learn to get past the gate-keepers by being a gate-jumper. Talks about seeing life ... Read More »

The pot calling the kettle black (Chopra/Dawkins)

Richard Dawkins, emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, is an atheist and humanist. He came to prominence with his 1976 book “The Selfish Gene”, which popularized the gene-centered view of evolution and introduced the term meme. He is well known for his criticism of creationism and intelligent design, and he promotes the “Out Campaign”, where Atheists proudly display a scarlet-A ... Read More »

Crop Circles – From the Ridiculous to the Sublime

Last week, I had a little fun researching crop circles (better called “crop formations” because they are not all circular).  I find their shapes mysterious and hypnotic. The first thing you need to know is that there are actually companies that you can commission to create a crop circle for you.   The Firefox man-made crop circle was 220 feet in ... Read More »