Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pascal’s Global Warming

I was just alerted to the following video supporting strong action for climate change: The argument is a little dated, actually, most famously presented in the 1600’s well before global warming was a concern. The video uses a rehash of … Continue reading

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Religion and Scientists

A friend of mine posted this Slashdot brief on Facebook, which also links to this summary. The articles both imply a much stronger religiosity among scientists than is traditionally assumed, quoting the work of Elaine Ecklund. Some key quotes from … Continue reading

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One last TV post, about Battlestar Galactica

No TV posts for a while after this one…just trying to clear my desk. There are a number of things that bother me about BSG. This list is here for anyone whowants to challenge me on any of this, comment … Continue reading

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Battlestar Galactica, Lost, and Babylon 5: To Plan or not to Plan

I’ll get back to more academic things shortly, but I wanted to get this one off my chest. I just finished watching the entire series of Battlestar Galactica, which I did in little bits over the course of a year … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings

I have a backlog of blog posts that I wanted to get caught up on. This blog has been pretty academic lately, so I figured a change of pace would be nice. I figured I’d post some of my thoughts … Continue reading

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