Daily Diagrams 171-180
|Day 171. Philosophy once regarded cosmology as its domain, but it must now look to science for answers to questions about the structure of the universe.|
|Day 172. One f the questions that epistemology, a branch
of science dealing with the nature and limits of knowledge, attempts to
answer is whether or not we humans can know anything at all.
|Day 173. I am finally reading The Pillars of the
Earth by Ken Follett.
|Day 174. The author tells a believable, compelling story
about royalty, clergymen, and commoners in medieval England.
|Day 175. When I go to bed after reading this powerful
book, sleep does not always come easily.
|Day 176. To bring the Middle Ages alive for
readers who have little knowledge of medieval history and to make his
story believable for readers who know that history thoroughly, Follett
must have researched a multitude of topics ranging from clothes to
cathedrals, from robbers to kings.
|Day 177. I think my computer problems have been solved.|
|Day 178. I am grateful to a computer expert who
made several trips to my house to load my new computer with the programs
and files that I need.
|Day 179. When I awoke this morning and found that the
new computer was sending no signal to the screen, I felt frustrated once
Day 180. Although I had thought that there was something seriously wrong with my computer, the computer pro fixed the problem with an embarrassingly simple trick: turning the computer off and then turning it on again.
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