Category Archives: McCain versus the Facts

Empirical Evidence Strikes Again

Perhaps it’s just human nature – empirical evidence makes people angry. You rev up the country to believe that Saddam Hussein had something to do with those 2001 attacks – three thousand dead because of the likes of him – … Continue reading

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The Perils of Simplification

Karl Popper once said that science may be described as the art of systematic oversimplification. You come up with a relatively simple way to explain why things are as they are – your hypothesis – and you test your hypothesis … Continue reading

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