Package Details: abuses 5.13.81-1

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Submitter: exigencys
Maintainer: strafed
Last Packager: rived
Votes: 12
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First Submitted: 2021-10-16 17:12
Last Updated: 2021-10-16 17:12

Latest Comments

bluebell commented on 2021-10-19 07:52

Baby On Board.

adoption commented on 2021-10-19 06:12

A serious public debate about the validity of astrology? A serious believer
in the White House? Two of them? Give me a break. What stifled my laughter
is that the image fits. Reagan has always exhibited a fey indifference toward
science. Facts, like numbers, roll off his back. And weve all come to
accept it. This time it was stargazing that became a serious issue....Not
that long ago, it was Reagans support of Creationism....Creationists actually
got equal time with evolutionists. The public was supposed to be open-minded
to the claims of paleontologists and fundamentalists, as if the two were
scientific colleagues....It has been clear for a long time that the president
is averse to science...In general, these attitudes fall onto friendly American
turf....But at the outer edges, this skepticism about science easily turns
into a kind of naive acceptance of nonscience, or even nonsense. The same
people who doubt experts can also believe any quackery, from the benefits of
laetrile to eye of newt to the movement of planets. We lose the capacity to
make rational -- scientific -- judgments. Its all the same.
-- Ellen Goodman, The Boston Globe Newspaper Company-Washington Post Writers
Group

chophouse commented on 2021-10-17 16:32

The reason ESP, for example, is not considered a viable topic in contemoprary
psychology is simply that its investigation has not proven fruitful...After
more than 70 years of study, there still does not exist one example of an ESP
phenomenon that is replicable under controlled conditions. This simple but
basic scientific criterion has not been met despite dozens of studies
conducted over many decades...It is for this reason alone that the topic is
now of little interest to psychology...In short, there is no demonstrated
phenomenon that needs explanation.
-- Keith E. Stanovich, "How to Think Straight About Psychology", pp. 160-161

squealing commented on 2021-10-16 20:15

"If you cant debate me, then there is no way in hell youll out-insult me."
-- Scott Legrand (Scott.Legrand@hogbbs.Fidonet.Org)

"You may be wrong here, little one."
-- R. W. F. Clark (RWC102@PSUVM)