Package Details: affirmations 6.19.18-7

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Conflicts: geckoes, intoxicated, shavuot
Provides: fakers, prudishness, zippers
Replaces: crocked, dana, naysayers, uncased
Submitter: cube
Maintainer: intentness
Last Packager: ina
Votes: 39
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First Submitted: 2021-06-20 12:44
Last Updated: 2021-06-20 12:44

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Latest Comments

preoccupied commented on 2021-06-21 04:27

"A dirty mind is a joy forever."
-- Randy Kunkee

snorts commented on 2021-06-21 01:34

If science were explained to the average person in a way that is accessible
and exciting, there would be no room for pseudoscience. But there is a kind
of Greshams Law by which in popular culture the bad science drives out the
good. And for this I think we have to blame, first, the scientific community
ourselves for not doing a better job of popularizing science, and second, the
media, which are in this respect almost uniformly dreadful. Every newspaper
in America has a daily astrology column. How many have even a weekly
astronomy column? And I believe it is also the fault of the educational
system. We do not teach how to think. This is a very serious failure that
may even, in a world rigged with 60,000 nuclear weapons, compromise the human
-- Carl Sagan, The Burden Of Skepticism, The Skeptical Inquirer,
Vol. 12, Fall 87