Posts Tagged ‘Ontology’

Science defeats liberalism

“If a fool would persist in his folly, he would become wise,” wrote William Blake in his Proverbs of Hell. This proverb is widely misinterpreted as meaning that we can make a wise man out of a fool. That is not so; what it means is that a fool who tries new versions of the…

Anatomy of a modern lie

“Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools, research finds,” says the headline. Seems straightforward, right? “Proponents of single-sex schools argue that separating boys and girls increases students’ achievement and academic interest,” said author Janet Shibley Hyde, PhD, of University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Our comprehensive analysis of the data shows that these advantages are trivial…

Liberals claim gun rights are “racist”

We all know that “science” has jumped the shark. Science hasn’t; “science” has. Science is the idea of using the scientific method, investigate-hypothesize-test-repeat, of learning about our world. “Science” is the idea that an organized consensus exists in the scientific community on issues that are important to liberals, and that thus liberalism is proven by…

Science: a new religion

Any sane religion will exist in parallel to science, meaning that the abstract descriptions in that religion will match what science discovers. The problem occurs when religions decide to deny physical reality, or when science decides to politicize itself and create its own competing philosophy to religion. Science after all by its own founding mandate…

More Scientific Observations That Humans Are Not Important

Not on the evolutionary scale, and certainly not on a cosmic scale. We might think we’re special, but the reality is, we’re a very tiny piece of a puzzle so large that our species and its history counts for nothing in the truly big picture. The scientists deduced that whatever is driving the movements of…

Bisphenol-A, Part 2

A new study links the dangerous, and widely used, chemical with heart disease and diabetes. BPA is used to line most canned goods, from soups to soft drinks, to prevent corrosion. It helps make sunglasses and compact discs durable. And it strengthens virtually all transparent, light-weight, hard plastic bottles. Today’s study in the Journal of…

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