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Where is the future made?

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The History Of Lab Leaks & Infectious Disease & the New Temptations of Science (6-25-21)

00:00 Chris Hayes Podcast With Zeynep Tufekci, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=349sWvIpElA 29:00 Marc Shapiro on women spiritual leaders, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7M-JbB4LIk 40:00 Neterui Karta in America, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moshe_Ber_Beck 41:40 International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Conference_to_Review_the_Global_Vision_of_the_Holocaust 49:00 Beyond the Academic Ethic by … Continue reading

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The Changing Temptations Of Science

Stephen Turner published in 2020: The idea of science as a spontaneous order produced by autonomous individuals following their best hunches, the core of the liberal theory of science, became less an accurate description than an expression of nostalgic regret. … Continue reading

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LSU spent nearly $1 million on legal fight over firing of coastal researcher Ivor van Heerden

Philosopher Stephen Turner wrote: “A court case after the Katrina disaster gives some indication of the power of the state to coerce consensus. An obscure engineering researcher at Louisiana State University criticized the Army Corps of Engineers, which was responsible … Continue reading

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The Scientific Revolution

From the London Review of Books: * For the great majority of people, believing in the truths of science is unavoidably an act of faith. Most of us neither witness the successful experiments nor would be able to understand them … Continue reading

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