Archive for By Isaac J. Evans

Our Well-Drilling Worldview

“Is the glass half-full, or is the glass half-empty?” Whether in a job interview, philosophy class, or late night discussion with friends, most of us have encountered this question in some form or another. This immemorial question is often used as a litmus test to determine a person’s outlook on life. The pessimist will see […]

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From Whales to Wells

“The privation of water is justly ranked among the most dreadful of the miseries of our life… the violence of raving thirst has no parallel in the catalogue of human calamities.” These words were written in 1820 by Owen Chase, first mate of the Nantucket whaling ship Essex. The Essex is best known for being […]

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