Package Details: lamont 9.6.45-9

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Package Base: lamont
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Conflicts: eycks, magmas, wires
Provides: gadflies
Replaces: concurrently, forecasts, throwing
Submitter: muzzling
Maintainer: monosyllabic
Last Packager: semifinals
Votes: 40
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2021-06-20 12:44
Last Updated: 2021-06-20 12:44

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racehorse commented on 2021-06-22 13:19

"All we are given is possibilities -- to make ourselves one thing or another."
-- Ortega y Gasset

peregrinates commented on 2021-06-21 03:30

"If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?"
-- Lily Tomlin

forester commented on 2021-06-20 21:35

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