Repost: Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

  It seems that we have entered a period of blissfully willful ignorance. The internet has provided us with a wealth of information, much of it completely erroneous, from which [...]

May 11th, 2016|Just Thinking|2 Comments

The Stupidity of Science

I always find it interesting how there seems to be a societal expectation that if you get a PhD you will either become a University professor, or live in the [...]

January 22nd, 2016|Just Thinking|4 Comments

Re-Post: All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists

All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists by Lawrence M. Krauss Published in The New Yorker - September 8, 2015 As a physicist, I do a lot of writing and public [...]

September 9th, 2015|Just Thinking|4 Comments

When tourism turns into narcissism

There are a couple of commercials on tv lately that have resonated with me. You know, the ones where the people set up a campsite and take the obligatory selfie, [...]

November 8th, 2014|Just Thinking, Travel|19 Comments

Stop and look around

I came across a video on Facebook this morning and it gave me pause for thought. We are so busy thinking about ourselves, our wants, our own happiness... and when [...]

July 31st, 2014|Just Thinking, Worth Watching|0 Comments