James Chastek has a good post on why Cosmic ‘Fine Tuning’ arguments are unsatisfactory: Fine tuning arguments play on one of the great blind-spots of modern thinkers- the muddling of logical and real possibility. The arguments can only swiftly reach a conclusion because we think we can go from imagining things happening in a different… Continue reading The Problem with Fine Tuning…
Michael Robinson has a decent article on why we need to come up with more persuasive reasons for going to Mars (and out into space in general.
Looks like the level of cosmic rays is on the rise….
A little dissonance to start off the Halloween season.
I’m still chuckling over this breathless post by Paul Cella at What’s Wrong with the World. Once again a conservative with no obvious acquaintance with working biologists is touting the ‘news’ that a ‘revolution’ in how biologists do biology is in the offing.Larry Moran applies the cold water.