Nature may not make jumps, but Carl Bergstrom sure does.
It’s wonderful to remember mentors who helped shaped us, often in ways that might have surprised the influential person if he’d known about it beforehand.
Nobody would have predicted all the changes we’ve witnessed in 2020, what seems to be evidence of national demoralization.
Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds.
A heresy might be true or it might be false, but part of its attraction lies in offering a rallying cry against the smirk of the mighty.