Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Dirty Little Secret About Human Intelligence

We are rightly fascinated with dolphins. They have the good fortune of being cute, friendly, curious and comical, graceful, powerful and highly social. Dolphins seem familiar, like a close family friend, but alien, too, living in a world we hardly … Continue reading »

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Not Anywhere Close to Person of the Year: Why Time Magazine Is Wrong About Pope Francis

me Magazine has named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year. They should not have; he has no qualifications to be included even in the top 10 finalists. To understand this, we first need to understand how Time makes … Continue reading »

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God Created Gravity: Why the U.S. Can’t Keep Pace With Slovenia

Two recent headlines appearing within a few days of each other should have warranted greater attention: “School Science Lesson Claims Gravity Was Created by God” and “Best Education in the World: Finland, South Korea Top Country Rankings, U.S. Rated Average.” … Continue reading »

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