The Sapiens Society
“Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous. Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow fields.” – Thomas Sowell
The Latest From Our Deep Thinkers
Scientists Change Their Mind
The scientific method necessitates an equanimity around being wrong. A scientist that becomes invested in the outcome of their experimentation has lost the objectivity necessary to be great in the field. Changing your mind, as a scientist, is a feature of the process and not a bug. We could learn a lot from scientists in…
Professionals Are Expensive; Don’t Waste Their Advice
Professional help from experts is expensive. It is a shame to ignore their advice. Yet, so many of us do.
Can we allow each other freedom so long as our fellow citizens are not hurting other people or taking what is not theirs? It seems like a simple, reasonable request.
Capital Punishment- For or Against?
What do you think?
Cultivate the Right Perspectives
Take your decision making to another level!
Getting old sucks. I can’t hear. I can’t see. I forget what I was doing.
Man Made Climate Change
The core question: How do we make solid decisions for our future selves / future generations? There is little doubt in the scientific community that man made climate change is happening and that the projected consequences are horrible.
Like religion and politics, debate about climate change can be volatile and misunderstood and needs much more discussion and action than articles like this to fully be resolved.
Passing Bills & Culture Wars
We are what we tolerate. Let’s stop tolerating nonsense.
The more freedom in the market, the more prosperity it can create.
End Daylight Saving Time
One thing that the majority of Americans agree upon is that daylight saving time should end.
Scientific skepticism and disagreement is essential to ensuring a continued march toward a fuller understanding of the truth. In other words, disagreement is a feature of the process and not a bug.
After every mass shooting, spike in suicides, climb in loneliness etcetera, there is a call for a new focus on mental health. Let’s think about a path to make actual progress.
A Problem With Raging Against the Machine
A quote that makes a wise point! How will this all end?
Aliens. Damn it, it’s always aliens. I’m not talking about the boarder crossing kind, I’ve got no problem with them. Hell, most of them are smarter than me anyway. I’m talking about space aliens.
New Year’s Resolutions
12 steps… seems like that should remind me of something…
I Hate Christmas
I hate Christmas.