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Erudition without bullshit, intellect without cowardice, courage without imprudence, mathematics without nerdiness, scholarship without academia, intelligence without shrewdness, religiosity without intolerance, elegance without softness, sociality without dependence, enjoyment without addiction, and, above all, nothing without skin in the game. (A … Continue reading
Science, they are told and shown, is about answering questions, not asking them. Source
The appeal of the alternative account to current political palates is precisely why caution is warranted: a narrative’s popular appeal is a poor indicator of its truth. via | Easter Island Controversy
Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know … Continue reading
But politics and politicians are two separate things. Our whole lives are political, they just don’t realise it. via No Way Home – Motherland Magazine.
“People expected me to become a high-ranking official in the government or a big company, but I don’t think just because I chose not to become the expected it gives anyone a right to call anyone’s life a failure,” via … Continue reading
M. K. Gandhi Harijan Vol VII, No. 31 pg. 1, 9 September 1939 Text Books The craze for ever-changing text books is hardly a healthy sign from the educational standpoint. If text books are treated as a vehicle for education, … Continue reading