Author Archives: Dave
Yep, this. Climbing the Horseshoe Assholes on the left and right ruining it for all the sensible people.
Such is the goal of Jonathan Haidt and Linda Trevino in a recent Nature article. “Imagine a world,” they write, in which medical researchers did experiments on rats, but never on people… Source: Making Business Ethics a Cumulative Science
Natural “narrative selection” was key to turning insignificant apes (who had tools for 2 million years) into the species that now dominates the bio-sphere. Source: Natural “Narrative Selection” Was the Key to Success for our Species | Big Think 2019-04-13 … Continue reading
Astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals if he’d run for President and what he would do if elected. Source: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why We Have Dysfunctional Politicians | Big Think Every nation gets the government it deserves. … Continue reading
This makes me happy. It’s a college course on bullshit detection. Now if we can just make it mandatory for every grade from K through 12 the citizens might stand a chance against the politicians and the corporations that own them. … Continue reading
Study Shows That Teaching Young Kids Philosophy Improves Their Academic Performance, Making Them Better at Reading & Math | Open Culture
Should we teach philosophy to children? You’d have a hard time, I imagine, convincing many readers of this site that we shouldn’t. But why? Source: Study Shows That Teaching Young Kids Philosophy Improves Their Academic Performance, Making Them Better at … Continue reading
Hearing Aid Forums is offline, bummer. Seems to be quite a bit of info here though. Source: Hearing Aids Knowledge Base
Know idea if these are any good but $600 for a pair plus a $99 “test kit” (and $49 software or is that in the kit?) is still under half the price of the ones I got from Costco. I’m … Continue reading
You can expel all your energy on things you can’t control or use it to create positive change in your life. Here are 50 ways to start right now. Source: 50 Things You Can Control Right Now
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