Socrates Flubs His Academic Interview

What hap­pens when Socrates tries to land a job at a uni­ver­si­ty? It does­n’t go so well. Below, we have the com­ments returned by the inter­view com­mit­tee, as imag­ined by THE (Times High­er Edu­ca­tion). In this piece, you’ll also find Tol­stoy, Kaf­ka, Jane Austen and oth­er genius­es com­ing up short with the search com­mit­tees. Now to Socrates…

“At first the can­di­date’s own list of ques­tions felt refresh­ing, but soon became counter-pro­duc­tive to the inter­view process. His spir­it of inquiry masked an indif­fer­ence to time con­straints and a pas­sive-aggres­sive need to dom­i­nate the con­ver­sa­tion. As anoth­er can­di­date cooled his heels, the request for him to con­clude his thoughts on the ide­al soci­ety scarce­ly reg­is­tered as we won­dered if, then began to wish that, some­one would spike his drink.”

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  • socratus says:

    My arti­cle / mes­sage ( book ) isn’t about faith.
    I try to say about God’s exist­ing using the Physics / Quan­tum
    the­o­ry because the Old proofs about God / Reli­gion
    isn’t enough in our time.
    ==== .
    Has God known the for­mu­la: E=Mc^2 ?
    If God has known the for­mu­la why HE / SHE /IT
    did­n’t write it in His Bible?
    Can God be athe­ist, gov­erned by sci­en­tif­ic laws?
    Have physi­cists found the God?
    I think, Yes. They have.
    The peo­ple cre­at­ed a God.
    No one knows what the exter­nal char­ac­ter­is­tics
    of this God are, a God who made him­self known
    with the name ” I am who I am “.
    Is it enough for us in the XXIc ?
    Why didn’t the for­mu­la E=Mc^2 write in the Bible?
    ===============. .
    Each reli­gion uses a sys­tem of sym­bols
    (images, metaphors, ancient myths and leg­ends ‚
    beau­ti­ful sto­ries) to explain its truth.
    But Bernard Shaw wise­ly remarked :
    “ There is only one reli­gion,
    although there are a hun­dred ver­sions of it.”
    It means that the source of all reli­gion is one.
    And I try to prove this idea with the for­mu­las and laws of
    physics. I don’t invent new for­mu­las. I use sim­ple for­mu­las
    which ‚maybe, every man knows from school.
    Is it pos­si­ble? Is it enough?
    Yes. Because the evo­lu­tion goes from sim­ple to the com­plex.
    So, in the begin­ning we can use sim­ple for­mu­las and laws.
    For this pur­pose I explain what the first law of Uni­verse is,
    and sec­ond law is and .….……etc.
    Step by step I cre­ate a log­i­cal sys­tem of the Uni­verse.
    === .
    Can God be athe­ist, gov­erned by sci­en­tif­ic laws?
    I think: Yes, of course.
    Because if God exists, he would nec­es­sar­i­ly to work
    in an Absolute Ref­er­ence Frame and have set of phys­i­cal
    and math­e­mat­i­cal laws to cre­ate every­thing in the Uni­verse.
    And we can find and under­stand this Absolute God’s House
    and we can find and under­stand Cod’s Laws of the Nature.
    ============= . .
    If I were God, I would give chance to Human
    to under­stand who I am by ana­lyz­ing the phys­i­cal
    for­mu­las, equa­tions and laws. Because to cre­ate Every­thing
    I need them. So, log­i­cal­ly, catch­ing the thread of the physics
    Human can under­stand Me and My Work.
    ============== .
    Of course, it is only my opin­ion.
    Best wish­es.
    Israel Sadovnik. / Socra­tus.
    ================== . .

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