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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Fake Science

    by , 10-14-2021 at 10:03 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I have followed science news for decades, but I have become progressively less impressed with it, because of the lower quality of the reporting. Part of the reason might be that I am more knowledgeable now than I was a few decades ago, but I do think that the writers of science articles are not as familiar with the material they are writing about as was typical in the past. Some articles give me the impression that the writer had no prior knowledge of the subject at hand.

    One recent ...
  2. Logical Problems in Climate Change

    by , 07-03-2016 at 05:18 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Although the easiest place to find poor logic is in the climate change arguments; poor reasoning and logical fallacies are frequently used in most science, politics, and other large issues. In a perfect world the campaign for presidency of the U.S.A. would be a matter of logical arguments, and voters could decide who to vote for on the basis of logic and evidence, but instead there has been a long series of ad hominem arguments.

    Unfortunately, it seems that people are happy to present ...

    Updated 07-05-2016 at 04:55 PM by PeterL (notes and links added)