Monthly Archives: December 2011

Quote for the Day

There is no cause so right that one cannot find a fool following it. To prove a point, one may seek out a foolish Socialist, thirteenth century Liberal, Scientologist, High Frontier advocate, Mensa member, science fiction fan, Jim Bakker acolyte, … Continue reading

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Legends vs. Realities

Both the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisition deserve criticism. Unfortunately, much of the criticism winds up being constructed of legends and incomplete information. It would be better if they were criticized on the basis of the cold hard facts, rather … Continue reading

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Some Known Types of Planets

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Fantasy

There is the world that we wish for and then there is the world that is. We would do well to develop our philosophy to match the world that is, rather than the ideal we wish could be. As we … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

If they leave college thinking, as they usually do, that science offers a full, accurate, and literal description of man and Nature; if they think scientific research by itself yields final answers to social problems; if they think scientists are … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Western civilization, it seems to me, stands by two great heritages. One is the scientific spirit of adventure — the adventure into the unknown, an unknown which must be recognized as being unknown in order to be explored; the demand … Continue reading

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