An attack on reductionism in neuroscience

Neuroscience needs its Einstein – Salon.com

“I was a liberal arts major, prefer stories to hard facts, questions to answers. I prefer ambiguity, mystery and awe to bottom-line explanations. I’m personally offended by fundamentalist and reductionist beliefs, be they religious or unjustified scientific pronouncements. I recognize and often rejoice in the absurdity of the human condition, and wouldn’t want it any other way. If scientists arrived at a final theory of everything, I would try not to read it.” – Robert Burton

Ancient Magical Illusion Even More Effective Than Magicians May Realize

 

Ancient Magical Illusion Even More Effective Than Magicians May Realize | Inside Science.

I am quoted herein. Let’s hear it for 1) magic and 2) a new open-access journal making the scene.

Here’s a link to the actual article: https://peerj.com/articles/19/

 

 

Moth Drives Robot (VIDEO)

Indeed we are totally screwed once they realize that it was us who invented lightbulbs and bug zappers.

Moth Drives Robot (VIDEO).

Crapulent

I was watching my Mac OS screen saver go by, it was randomly on dictionary…

From the apple dictionary, crapulent. I never knew it was a real word.

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