Why Time Travel Kills Free Will (Part 2)

Why A Working Time Travel Machine Implies That There's No Such Thing As Free Will Part 1: Waves and Superposition Part 2: Basic Quantum Mechanics: Young's Double Slit Experiment Part 3: Basic Quantum Mechanics: The Structure of Hydrogen Part 4: Spacetime and Wormholes...

Why Time Travel Kills Free Will (Part 1)

A while back I was asked about potential consequences of time travel. After a bit of thought, I replied, "Well, if time travel is possible, it almost certainly means that free will doesn't exist." It's an assertion that has often been met with confusion and...

Back On the Air

Greetings all! So the website is back available now; we've not only migrated to a new server, but we've updated the back end and reorganized for clarity. To The Water, We Are Gods now has its own site! If you'd like to be able to read the book in its entirety you can...

Service Interruption Warning

The website at THCooke.com may be intermittent or unavailable due to scheduled maintenance between 6PM on Friday, February 13th and 6AM on Tuesday, February 17th. Email connectivity should be unaffected during this time frame.

BreakOut 2015

Happy New Year! 2014 is gone but not forgotten; it was an extremely productive year for me. I released my first novel in serialized blog format, and created an exciting book trailer for it. I was a speaker at TEDxLancaster, and I was interviewed on the radio. I spent...

Radio Show: "Revved Up" with Garrett Book

This past Monday (November 10th) I had the honor of being a guest on "Revved Up", a radio show run by the Franklin & Marshall chaplaincy department on their college radio station, 89.1 WFNM. I very much enjoyed my time on the show; in addition, Garrett Book (one...

New Book Trailer

The book trailer for my novel, To the Water, We Are Gods, is now public! Check it out and let me know what you think! (Here is a link to the video as well.)

The Scientific Method Is Crap — TEDxLancaster

For all of you who have been clamoring for the video of my TEDx Lancaster on the Scientific Method, it's here! (Here is a link to the video, just in case the video above isn't working. That seems to...

CMCL Sermon — May 18th, 2014 — Love Rocks

The following was Susan L. Gascho-Cooke's sermon presented on May 18th at Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster. This sermon is reproduced here with her permission; I have added the "tweet this" and underlining. Love Rocks Susan Gascho-Cooke May 18, 2014 John 14:1-7...

TEDx Lancaster

Just a quick aside -- I've been chosen as one of ten speakers at the first annual TEDx Lancaster! I'll be speaking about teaching an alternate to the Scientific Method called the Cycle of Scientific Thinking. (I've written about this topic before.) The event takes...

Teaser et al

There's a funny thing about plans, you know -- ...

Yet Another Novel Writing Guide

Having finally finished my first novel, I obviously know everything and anything about writing another one, right? Um, no. In fact, in some ways I feel more confused than ever about "how to write a novel". Everything I read beforehand basically expressed two...