The cult of fear of science and education of the Renaissance

Maria Montessori, molecular biologist Sir CP Snow, and engineer Buckminster Fuller warned that modern science must meet with the Humanities of classical Greek life science to avoid the destruction of civilization. They emphasized that the obstacle preventing this was an inadequate understanding of the second law of thermodynamics. Fuller balanced that law with his synergistic […]


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L&I Claims for Medical Only and Workers’ Compensation Claims in Washington State

What is a “medical only” workers’ compensation claim? As the name suggests, when an L&I claim is medical only, then L&I or the self-insured employer only pays for medical expenses. Therefore, you do not receive other benefits such as compensation for lost time, loss of purchasing power, or permanent partial disability. You also cannot get […]


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Modern fencing: distances: an approach based on rhythm and movement

Distance plays a fundamental role in modern fencing. In its simplest form, the distance problem is “can I hit the opponent’s target area with my weapon, or do I have to use footwork to change the distance in order to hit?” Traditionally, this problem is described in terms of short, medium, and long distance, in […]


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