Tag: brain power

Advanced Reading Exercise, Week #2.

The answers from last week’s advanced reading quiz are: 1) A ship and 2) A raven/crow. (They look alike therefore we’ll allow either, since the reading exercise was a visual description.) Congrats to everyone who attempted the exercise, it was a tricky one to start with! This week’s exercises read: I’m the lifeblood of all, fluid and frigid. The power I grasp can slaughter the safety of a tiny construction, uplift and dissolve it, tout de suite. My depravity however, ends there for my powers […]

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Infinite Monkey Theorem.

Before we get into the meaty part of this theorem, it’s important that you as an audience imagine the exact things being described, because not only is it mind-blowing, but also hilarious. The infinite monkey theorem was first jotted down by the French genius Emile Borel, but it may date back decades before Borel. It outlines the idea that, if given an infinite amount of time, a monkey* with a typewriter would have the ability to write out the entirety of the Shakespearean works, by […]

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Paley’s Watchmaker

Ahhh…the watchmaker. The theologians’ favourite analogy due to it’s absolutely brutal duality. This argument divides the room like no other and here is how: Postulated by William Paley, with contributions from names such as Joseph Butler, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and even the messiah of modern atheism, Richard Dawkins, it outlines the idea that the very intricate design of a watch, (read- “universe”) implies that it must absolutely have a maker, or creator. Or HIM. The big guy upstairs. It is a teleological argument, which means it […]

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I Heard It Through The Grapevine …

  ‘Honey, honey….’  We all know and certainly remember how tiring studying is. Emotionally and physically and sometimes our bodies and minds really aren’t up for sitting in book, in our room for half the day having done it yesterday and the day before and the day before that etc. Late nights, stress and missed meals will all play havoc with your ability to concentrate whilst studying. Everyone’s capacity for learning is different, but there is one certain way, to ensure your brain is ready […]

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