Well, for sure we would vote for #2, if we were offered some kind of ballot.
And the whole thing ends in moralistic sludge too.
If you need trigger warnings, trust me, you do not need university. Save the money for cosmetic surgery instead.
Guess a guy can’t be too zealous in defending his trademark. But how much is the trademark worth?
First, I’d like apologize to RDFish for mistakenly attributing to him an argument others had made earlier in the “Moral Viewpoints Matter” thread, which I had argued against prior to RDFish entering the thread. He never changed his position as I later asserted. Sorry, RDFish. I also think my mistake led me to take RDfish’s […]
I have lived all my life in a country where this garbage was unheard of in the 1960s. Most of it would not be heard of in the 1860s or the 1760s.
I keep getting pulled away from an intended post [– U/D, Feb 18 2015: cf here — ] on FSCO/I and that famous little round reel as an undeniably concrete case in point: I have to get around to it . . . Anyway, a couple of days ago, given some recent exchanges in and […]
Religion? Some religious beliefs are compatible with civil liberties in the Western sense and some are not.
I’ve written about H. L. Mencken’s mendacity at the Scopes trial in two previous posts (here and here). In today’s post, I’m going to drop one more bombshell, which will, I hope, drive the final nail in the coffin of Mencken’s credibility as an accurate reporter on the trial. My bombshell is actually a letter […]
In an emergency, it finally became possible in Canada to talk beyond the secular burkha of political correctness.
Paper encourages us to consider that intelligent design may help us understand complex systems.
But if we don’t know whether evolution aims in any direction or not, doesn’t that knock the wind out of most theories about it?
I don’t know if someone has seen this item on Phys.Org, or not. One of my most strident objections to global warming is the failure of climate models to actually ‘model’ what temperature has done over the last twenty years. Here’s this simple program that gets it right. As one of the authors put it: […]
I rarely set foot in a bookstore, having long ago succumbed to the Amazon.com convenience. But Saturday my son had an urge to buy some comic books — and he had to have them now. He waited semi-patiently, with regular reminders throughout the day of his desire — nay, his urgent need — to go […]