Jessica: “Honey come here! We need to debate this with biting!”
Me: “I don’t think you know how debate works…”
Abstract: The modern story of early Greek mathematics simply does not include Pythagoras or the Pythagoreans. There is effectively no evidence for the existence of Pythagoras, he did not prove the theorem, and the Pythagoreans (or any Greeks) did not discover irrationals, let alone the irrationality of 2. 1,482 more words
I watched a fair amount of the speeches given during the Senate’s all-night session about the threat of man-made climate change. Some of the things talked about were good, some of the things said were not so good.
... And policies on the part of some of the Senators is inconsistent. While Senator Elizabeth Warren underscores the importance of dealing with climate change, in her own backyard (she's MY Senator, too) she caves to homeowners complaining about the rising cost of flood insurance near coasts. It's one thing to price Carbon fairly, which it should be, and at levels which are barely spoken on among even the people in favor of it, but we have other subsidized and underpriced things in our country, such as the price for living near increasingly perilous coastlines.
Sorting the racists from the Nazis like a disgruntled postman, by the concerned J.R. Milner
We’ve all had it. That moment when you’re about to leave the house, and a less than enlightened member of society pops up at the front door to hand you a leaflet. 708 more words