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The Ignorance of Experts

Richard Phillips Feynman May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which






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“Settled Science”

Sir Karl Raimund Popper  (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austrian-British philosopher and professor. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century. “The game of science is, in principle, without end. He who decides one day that scientific statements do






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Warren and the Bogeyman State

“…the bogeyman government is like the bogeyman under the bed. It’s not real. It doesn’t exist.” —Elizabeth Warren   Citation:






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Wasted Votes

“The only wasted vote is a vote cast without conviction.” –Daniel Hannan  






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Nobody There. . .

When the two candidates bickered over who would be better at military intervention in the affairs of other countries. . . . . . there was no one on stage to question the basic assumption.






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Albert Einstein

“Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” — Albert Einstein, as quoted by Virgil Henshaw in Albert Einstein: Philosopher Scientist (1949) edited by Paul A. Schilpp  






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Public and Private Positions

Joseph Stalin found it needful to maintain both a public and private position on the living conditions in the Soviet Union. . . You know… just like Abraham Lincoln.  






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Bernie’s Principled Recommendation

Bernie Sanders, man of principle, translated: Sure Gary has taken a stand against endless war, the drug war, our insane justice system, overcrowded prisons, police militarization, police abuse of civil rights, corporate cronyism, government surveillance… …but he’s not offering any free stuff, so you’d better vote for Hillary! Here’s what






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The Other Half of the Truth

Another terrorist event. And another. Douglas A. French, of the National Review, while writing about Islam and terrorism, innocently drew up a half-truth: “In Saint Cloud, Minn., Dahir Adan’s family identified him as the man who stabbed eight people in a mall before being shot and killed by an armed






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