At The New Yorker this week, Ryan Lizza provides an account of why the Senate cap and trade legislation failed, told mostly from the perspective of staffers working for Senate […]
Sadly, the memorials to the art of Andrew Wyeth since his death early last year have been few. I personally find it difficult to understand the lack of response to […]
Somewhat predictably, several pundits and commentators have framed Thursday’s Pew survey as supporting an all too common yet misleading “fall from grace” narrative about the place of science in society. […]
Next week there will be big news on the science communication front. In anticipation, I was just going back over some things that I have written on the topic over […]
In a recent article in The Australian, Matthew Westwood writes about Canadian social scientist Sarah Thornton, whose book Seven Days in the Art World (cover above) “explores the dynamics of […]
“Remarkable claims require remarkable proof.” — Carl Sagan The “multiverse” idea—once thought to be so crazy it only belonged on late night television—has now become the dominant theory in all of […]
This fall in the sophomore-level course I teach on “Communication and Society,” we spent several weeks examining the many ways that individuals and groups are using the internet to alter […]
BIGTHINK MADE HISTORY!! THE FIRST MEDIA IN US (MAY BE IN THE WORLD) REPORTED PRESIDENT OBAMA CAUGHT COLD DURING HIS FIRST TRIP TO G20 MEETING IN LONDON!
I was tooling around the internet for awhile yesterday, looking for a transcript of the Congressional hearings that featured Goldman Sachs executives and traders as the star witnesses, before I […]
When you live in Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration is not just a one day affair. Here we have King Week activities, galas and marches for days. […]
I hope I will be wrong and Adam Smith was right this time-there is moral businessman or businesswoman, never a George Soros or a hybrid “Solos” from China, Britain, or Russia to short sell our Banks! rnrnGod bless America!rnrn
1. Authentic Self is achievable through the psychological examination of subconscious paradigms. 2. Perpetuated societal norms are the cause of subconscious paradigms. 3. Psychological examination of an individual does not adress over all causation. 4. Addressing the overall causation is preferable to treating individual cases.
Obama’s signed thousands of crusading volunteers into America’s failing classrooms this week with the stroke of a pen. The expansion of Americorps represents a key step in the president’s agenda […]