The Ignorance of the American Public in an Age Where People Think an Opinion is Knowledge

There’s an interesting article that’s making the news today from Gfk Public Affairs & Corporate Communications that states that 51 percent of Americans question the Big Bang Theory. Teaching political science at a community college, I have no problem adding that if you asked those same people surveyed if they even knew how to explain the Big Bang Theory, chances … Read More

duaneThe Ignorance of the American Public in an Age Where People Think an Opinion is Knowledge

On the periphery of participating in the scientific revolution

There’s an age-old story about Albert Einstein that discusses his experience when he was young and in school and asked a teacher about how light could be viewed as both a particle and as a wave. The teacher remarked that obviously he had much more to learn as light was ONLY a wave, and once he learned that he would … Read More

duaneOn the periphery of participating in the scientific revolution