First Known Solution to Thomson’s Lamp

Attached is a draft academic paper detailing what I believe to be the first known solution to the paradox posed by Thomson’s Lamp. The paper discusses the paradox, Benacerraf’s critique, and the philosophical consequences of being able to prove a supertask possible. It is currently in draft form and will be revised further. The full solution is already contained within, and that section is unlikely to be revised further. I have reproduced the solution below.

This post and the attached paper are copyright Abhishek Bose-Kolanu 2014, all rights reserved.



Meditation Challenge Week 1

August 8th was the end of the first week of my meditation challenge and I cobbled together some insights below.

A quick refresher – the challenge is to meditate consistently for one month. 5 minutes/day for the first week, 10 minutes/day the second, 15 minutes/day the third, and 20 minutes/day the fourth.



Staying Motivated While Sick

Being sick sucks. There’s nothing like continually going up in your squat for three weeks in a row only to get the sniffles one day and start feeling like your head is going to implode after each rep. Trust me, I’ve been there. In fact, I’m there right now.