Evident #1: Harris' Vaccine Vow
By: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 53 Comments • one month ago
This is issue #1 in a series intended to debunk silly talking points. During the VP debate, the following exchange took place: Q: If the Trump administration approves a vaccine before or after...
Is "Whataboutism" Always a Bad Thing?
Via: Steve Ott • Critical Thinkers • 14 Comments • one month ago
Quite often, it seems to me, the point of raising such “what about…?” questions isn’t to try to end the conversation. It’s to start a real conversation.
The James Webb Space Telescope is fully deployed. So what's next for the biggest observatory off Earth? | Space
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 14 Comments • 4 months ago
Without much fanfare, and as most of us were still sleeping on Christmas morning 2021 an Ariane 5 rocket launched from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:20 a.m. EST (1220 GMT;...
Bonhoeffer's Theory of Stupidity
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 66 Comments • 6 months ago
Does this ring as true to you as it does to me?
Small Modular Reactors: Is Micro-Nuclear an option for Net-Zero Microgrids?
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 49 Comments • 5 months ago
This technology has promise in terms of both distributed grid generation (as opposed to large centralized plants and long distribution systems) and for inexpensive power for remote or underserved...
The Illusion of Free Will
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 172 Comments • 7 months ago
This video was brought to our attention by mocowgirl who gave me permission to seed it in her stead.
The fiasco in Afghanistan is a grave blow to America's standing | The Economist
Via: Freewill • Critical Thinkers • 12 Comments • 9 months ago
Much discussion has been had about this situation. The Economist offers an accurate account and reasonable non-partisan analysis.