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One of the first things you need to realize, when dealing with scientists, is that a lot of the time words have different meanings than you are used to. This leads to a lot of misunderstandings in ...
by Science Watch
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 06:06 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Okay, I exaggerate (slightly). If you follow Libertarian/Conservative economic arguments (and can take the pain), you'll eventually hear a plaintive call to either go back to a gold standard for ...
by Zyx
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 04:30 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Free-Marketeers (Em-Ay-Ar-Kay-e-Tee-E-E-Ar-Ess, Em-Oh-You-Es-EEEEE!) simply do not understand how modern economies work. Their theories of economics are thoroughly rooted in the 19th and early 20th ...
by Zyx
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 04:05 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
As regular readers of my posts know, since my wife was diagnosed with cancer on January 27 I had not been back in the classroom at the non-profit charter middle school where I had been teaching ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 08:46 AM PST with 325 Recommends
So is today the end of the world? No - depending on how you define "world," anyway. For the ancients and even some of the moderns, "the end of the world" means the literal end of the literal, factual,
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 09:50 AM PST with 55 Recommends