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An Amazing Moment in History

Most people do not realize that they are witnessing a pivotal moment in history as it happens.  We may think that an event is “major” but have no inkling that it is world shattering. The pivotal events of this century occurred this year as Falcon flew astronauts to the International …

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New COVID19 vaccine may herald a new era of medicine.

When Pfizer announced that its new vaccine had almost completed Phase III clinical trials you could see the pride and excitement on the spokesman’s face.  This pride was only partly about COVID.  What the spokesman knew is that this was a brand new type of vaccine based on mRNA.  Messenger RNA is …

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SAGE keeping back the tide

In March I supported lockdown and I was rather dismissive of lockdown sceptics. I thought Covid was probably the worst pandemic for one hundred years. Shutting everything down for a few weeks seemed a reasonable response. I still think Covid is probably the worst pandemic for one hundred years. The …

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The children’s crusade

There are two ideas that the children going on strike about climate change should be aware of. Science progresses or ought to progress by means of scientists testing their theories to destruction. This is the day to day stuff. Science progresses or ought to progress by means of scientific revolutions. …

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A Frank Discussion about Truth

Truth is one of the most fascinating concepts that exists, as it guides the pursuit of all disciplines and interactions. In academic work, be it scientific or philosophical, the main pursuit is truth; in human interaction, a fundamental assumption for a functioning society is that what is being said or …

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Quote For The Day

From Conor Friedersdorf’s excellent interview of writer and professor David Hillel Gelernter: Everyone knows that we live in politically superheated times; partisanship feels more bitter and more personal than it ever has in my lifetime. There are many reasons, but here is one: we all know that faith in the Judeo-Christian …

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