Berlinski schools Steven Pinker, the famed Harvard cognitive psychologist, on the relevant math, reminding him that “poorly defined problems very often lead to absurd solutions.”
A new suicide clinic is advertising its dark services in Switzerland — with “native English speaking” staff to ensure that suicide tourists attend.
Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.
“Is there any university where my child will be taught a breadth of ideas about the origins of life?”
Natural selection is not, after all, the one natural process in the universe that can make nature run backward.