Tag Archives: Education

San Jose State University Meteorology decides burning books they don’t agree with is better than reading them

From the Fahrenheit 451 department comes this indictment of California’s higher education’s “tolerance” for opposing views. When I first got the tip on this, I thought to myself “nobody can be this stupid to photograph themselves doing this” but, here … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – solving the peer review integrity issue

A poll follows. Over at Bishop Hill, he’s listed some quotes from Geoffry Boulton on scientific integrity that I found interesting. He writes (with apologies for posting in full, I couldn’t see any way to excerpt this short article): ============================================================== … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – science safety run amok

I learned how to make and use gunpowder in the fifth grade thanks to my home chemistry set. KNO3 + S + C = boom! I happily and safely (I have all my digits) made my own fireworks for the … Continue reading

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A Gathering of “Skeptics”

Posted by Dee Norris Mark your calendars. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change returns to New York City on March 8th, 2009. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change will serve as a platform for scientists and policy analysts … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Youth – Updated

Posted by Dee Norris Teach children the path to follow, and even when they are old, they will not stray from it. (Proverbs 22:6) Childhood indoctrination.  It’s a dirty word.  Hitler did it.  Stalin did it.  It can never happen … Continue reading

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