David Tribe sent me a link to a piece by Steven Pinker titled 'Less Faith, More Reason'. Here's an extract: "Missing from the report is a sensitivity to the ennobling nature of knowledge: to the inherent value, with consequences too far-reaching to … [Read more...] about The Discoveries of Science: Comment from Steven Pinker
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Two days ago the mainstream media was lamenting that polar bears should be listed as threatened with extinction because of disappearing sea ice all a consequence of global warming. Today the media is reporting that a giant ice shelf the size of … [Read more...] about Ice Shelf Becomes Sea Ice: Perhaps Good News for Polar Bears?