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Evidence Based Policy Making: 5 things you need to know and do

These are some opening remarks for my talk on EBPM at Open Society Foundations (New York), 24th October 2016. The OSF is recording the talk, and I’ll provide a link when it is available. 1,117 more words


Reward For Missing Keller Girl Increased To $100k

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – The reward for a missing college student from Keller has gone up to $100,000.

There’s still no sign of 22-year-old Zuzu Verk nearly two weeks after her disappearance from Alpine where she’s a student at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, TX. 196 more words


Forensic History: Bestowing Infinite Pains on Discovering What Actually Happened

In his much quoted critique of medieval historiography, R.J. Collingwood noted that historians,

… in their anxiety to detect the general plan of history, and their belief that this plan was God’s and not man’s, they tended to look for the essence of history outside history itself, by looking away from man’s actions in order to detect the plan of God; and consequently the actual detail of human actions became for them relatively unimportant, and they neglected that prime duty of the historian, a willingness to bestow infinite pains on discovering what actually happened.*

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Step Brothers (Evidence and The Alchemist) - Lord Steppington

Artist: Step Brothers (Evidence and The Alchemist)

Album: Lord Steppington

Year: 2014

Check Out: “More Wins”

Why: Two of my favorite people in the world in and out of music, enough said. 252 more words


Activist Atheists Display Their Level of Commitment to The Evidence

When it comes to the origin of the nasty napkin that was allegedly left with an anonymous waitress, I noted there are three possible explanations. 656 more words

Evidence: My previous blog

Chicoine’s harassment has been going on for years. Non-stop. But nowadays you can’t trust what people say. If the so-called saints LIE, we can only assume that most people if not all are lying to some degree too. 418 more words