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 inContinue reading “Scientists Change Their Mind”
Category Archives: OPINION
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.
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?
Recipe for Thriving in Society
Nice, Provokable, Forgiving; That is a nice little recipe for balancing success with robust relationships.
The Flaw with Sports Analogies
Sports analogies are useful. However, at times, they can flatten our understanding to the point that we end up worse off.
Don’t Meet Your Heroes
Don’t meet your heroes is great advice! What might we do instead?
Does power corrupt those that have it or does power simply reveal the character of the person in possession of it?