Category: Science & Math

Deduction and Induction

Deduction is the normal operating mode of the left side of the brain using logic on facts. Induction is the normal operating mode of the right side of the brain using pattern-matching on incomplete information. Normal humans have both operating modes and the results of induction can be used with the results of deduction and…

Coming Climate Crisis?

Coming Climate Crisis? by Claire Parkinson. Subtitle – Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix It’s nice to read a reasoned, solid reflection of the history of Earth’s climate and the present concerns about climate change.  Parkinson has 30+ years of research in ice drifts, satellite image analysis, and the like. And she has taken…

Cost of Tea II

The Tea Party logic that we go from a high government cost to a low government cost overlooks the transition costs.  All the social contract based on the current government structure will be affected.  That contract includes current government employment, level playing field for investors, retirement plans based on social security and medicare, education, energy…