Jun 202017

The less our beliefs have to do with our actions, the more we cherish them.

Jun 192017

If none of your other beliefs depend on evolution being true, you might as well be a creationist.

Jun 162017

Polarization, n.   A state that follows from everyone being continuously informed of what everyone else is thinking, about everything.

Jun 152017

We have learned to ignore philosophers when they talk about science but remain in thrall to scientists when they talk about philosophy.

Jun 142017

If the practitioners of other disciplines understood science more they would imitate it less.

Jun 132017

That a politician is popular with the young may not be sufficient reason to oppose him, but it’s a start.

Jun 122017

We fret too much over the contradictions among our beliefs, in the unlikely event that we notice them at all.