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A Slow Internet

There‚Äôs a story behind why I want to create a slow internet; let me try to condense it into a few paragraphs. I came to the US as a graduate student in the early days of the internet. I still remember the first time I downloaded a paper from the internet archive and remained amazed […]

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A Typology of Beliefs

1. Introduction. The goal of this essay is to analyze the cognitive structure of beliefs. While beliefs vary tremendously, from sacred beliefs that are codified in texts to scientific hypotheses about the cosmos, I want to understand the structure of beliefs as encoded in the common sense of various human cultures. For that purpose, I […]