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Aristotle, Aristotle Was a Beggar for the Bottle

One interesting concept that I hadn’t really thought about until seeing mentions of it on the Internet is that of how science differs from reason. The two work in tandem, of course, but reason is an internalized process, while science … Continue reading

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Mooning Bill O’Reilly

You probably know by now about Bill O’Reilly’s insistence that there must be a god because we don’t know how tides work. When someone told him it was the moon, his reaction was, “Well, where did the moon come from, … Continue reading

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The Science of Oz

While there have been attempts to explain the science in series like Star Trek and Star Wars, and even something called The Science of Discworld (although I believe that actually is more about the science of OUR world, using a … Continue reading

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