One problem of using probabilities to relate world facts in one’s worldview is … when a contrary event occur, a person is able to fit the event as an acceptable fact within one’s worldview, by forcing one’s probabilities to allow it.
What would the blogs and forums have made of the outrageous image of a man with flames shooting out of his mouth? Lacking standards and in a rush to be electrified, towns found themselves saddled with shoddy work. Birds and insects attracted to the light were killed in large numbers, their tiny bodies littering the…
When recalling old memories becomes more important that making new memories, we are done.
Ben Carson violates his own beliefs with his gay marriage position.
We all know the expression “survival of the fittest” which Herbert Spencer coined, as much for its use in social discussions as in natural selection. The better expression is “propagation of the most fertile.” It’s more faithful to Darwin’s work. It’s the subsequent generations of the most fertile that benefit by increasing numbers, rather than…
They raised good kids who made one bad decision.
Others raised bad kids which their actions show.
“Drunks drink to feel better, but alcohol’s a depressant.”
“Yes, but drink depresses their defenses. They feel relieved, better.”
The essence of the most intellectually difficult problems in laws and government is the resolving of conflicting rights. A simple example is the right to smoke cigarettes and the right to not inhale cigarette smoke.