Tag Archives: Scientific American

A physicist for president?

Jim Al’Khalili has an article in Scientific American called [a] physicist for president? Jim is a physicist, so he’s probably being somewhat provactive. Also, he’s mostly arguing for someone who applies the scientific method to thinking and decision-making and is … Continue reading

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Tired of experts?

I’ve been trying to think of what to say in regards to Michael Gove claiming that people in this country have had enough of experts. This is mainly because I just don’t really know what to make of it. Does … Continue reading

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If wishes were horses

There’s a proverb which goes if wishes were horses, beggars would ride, which basically means that it’s useless to simply hope that everything will be fine, it’s better to actually take action. If it isn’t already, it really should be … Continue reading

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