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Evident #1:   Harris' Vaccine Vow

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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.
Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan

Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan

Via: TᵢG  •  Critical Thinkers  •  106 Comments  •  9 months ago

Here is the content (audio only). ‎Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan on Apple Podcasts ★   This content is for adults...
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