No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within. - Eleanor Roosevelt

About Democritus:

Indivisible. With some liberty. And generally just to all. Math, science, and history--I try to do my best to unravel mystery. Comments of any nature may be directed to democritus(at)theboard(dot)byu(dot)edu.

Recent answered questions:

I asked this question: https://theboard.byu.edu/questions/71190/ Is there an unspoken rule that Battlestar Galactica is a forbidden ... — 3 votes
What TV shows are you all watching these days? -Haleakala — 2 votes
Dear 100 Hour Board writers who were once retired but have returned!, It's so great to ... — 5 votes
What was your first ever concert experience? Not like choir or orchestra, but with a band ... — 1 votes
What is your favorite Brandon Sanderson novel? Who is your favorite Brandon Sanderson main character? Do ... — 3 votes
I am loving all of the responses from former board writers this week! Would you consider ... — 7 votes
I am looking for new books to read over the summer. Which fantasy novels do you ... — 1 votes
Let's assume that Venice becomes submerged except for parts of the taller structures. How habitable would ... — 13 votes
I'm wondering about gravity. How big would something have to be in order to significantly affect ... — 0 votes
What would you say if I told you that I just paid $20 not to get ... — 5 votes
Dear 0x64 Hour Board, Why are conspiracy theories so intellectually enticing, even when they have no ... — 2 votes
Who's winning Super Bowl XLVI? -White Light — 7 votes
In your opinion, what currently performing band or musical group is the most popular in the ... — 4 votes
If you were cooler, what would you be like? Thanks! -Fredjikrang — 21 votes
Why do people talk so weird now? Is it because of my generation or what? I'm ... — 1 votes
Dear Esteemed 100 Hour Board, If crude oil comes from dinosaurs that died millions of years ... — 3 votes
Dear Awesome Board, What are the health and cleanliness implications of a hot shower vs. a ... — 1 votes
Dear Democritus and the rest of the 0x64 Hour Board, To give further information on Board ... — 2 votes
After watching "Kimjongilia" and "National Geographic-Inside North Korea" on Netflix, Do you think the US has ... — 3 votes
Why does Jimmer look like he has a golf ball in his jaw? Is it a ... — 4 votes