Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pinker Again

Well, here is another poor bloke misreading, misunderstanding, and misrepresenting Pinker.  Or, maybe not. He makes a very good point here: “…even those who are skeptical about the scientizing enterprise must stand with the scientists [which I do on questions … Continue reading

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Interesting Argument

Here  if one scrolls down to the random links noted after the main post, we see this: “Hooray for modernity. And rationalism.” Now, if you read the essay noted in the link, there isn’t a single place where the writer connects the cause … Continue reading

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