The students who are allowed to indulge in censorship today will be social leaders tomorrow who do not see the point of protecting people, places, or ideas they don’t like.
Preliminary application form deadline October 31, 2011
“So it’s not a particular gene, but entirely different genes that seem to be responsible for high performance at different sites,”
Reporter Parry, it must be charitably said, cannot imagine a world in which neuroscience is not dominated by celebrity poseurs, social engineers, and hucksters.
The problem with Ridley’s columns such as this weekend’s is that he is under the illusion that he’s giving us science when (as in this case) it’s common or garden psychology dressed up in evolutionist terms.
Curiously, Christopher Hitchens’ brother Peter used to be an atheist too.
A handy bookmark for people dealing with media-driven neuroscience nonsense. Few analysts have enough background (or time) to debunk every individual suspect claim.
However quantum physical theory, much more in concert with Oriental approaches to medical practice.
If people don’t like the show, it goes off the air If someone throws a brick through the screen …
If there is no free will, there is no freedom to violate. If there is no soul, there is no inner self to violate.
Yes, thanks, he has evidently made his case, now the thought police must follow up on dissenters.)
Anything at all is surprising if you can’t accept a cause and effect relationship.
From “Lungfish Provides Insight to Life On Land: ‘Humans Are Just Modified Fish’” ScienceDaily (October 7, 2011), we learn: “We examined the way the different fish species generated the muscles of their pelvic fins, which are the evolutionary forerunners of the hind limbs,” said Professor Currie, a developmental biologist. Currie and his team genetically engineered Read More…
So it will be really interesting to see is whether, in a year or so, some sources are rewriting history to show that they never really thought there was a Higgs boson.
From Thomas Hayden, “How to Hatch a Dinosaur” (Wired September 26, 2011): Human beings are almost indistinguishable, genetically speaking, from chimpanzees, but at that scale we’re also pretty hard to tell apart from, say, bats. Yeah, it figures. Batman. Hints of long-extinct creatures, echoes of evolution past, occasionally emerge in real life—they’re called atavisms, rare Read More…