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Category Archives: Science
Stephan Hawking, the famous physicist and cosmologist, has a known stance on whether or not we should try and contact alien life and invite them over for tea: “Don’t.” I was excited when I learned that a famous intellectual giant … Continue reading
So I didn’t have a post ready for today. I’m working on what I hope will be a good post, but it’s taking a lot longer than expected. Plus, as I think I mentioned before, my new job conflicts with … Continue reading
As I mentioned in a very early post, I’m a big fan of Carl Sagan’s television documentary series from the 1980s. This youtube video shows the first five minutes of the series, and it very, very, much worth the time to … Continue reading
I already touched on this fallacy in my post about the Appeal to Ignorance, but I wanted to cover it in more depth. The way to spot a general use of the Special Pleading fallacy is to notice when someone … Continue reading
Too tired to write anything. The video speaks for itself, though I look forward to adding my thoughts about it later. One of Richard Dawkins’ TED talks.
Greetings! The JREF has started releasing videos from this year’s Amazing Meeting! click this link to take you to the JREF’s site if you want to see it there. For some reason, it’s a little bigger on their site. This is … Continue reading