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Democracy
May 14, 2017

Science Makes America Great

Science Makes America Great Letter by Michael Shermer to Pres. Trump   Dear President Trump: Fifty-five years ago this week President John F. Kennedy hosted a dinner honoring Nobel Prize laureate scientists, remarking: I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been…
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Democracy
October 15, 2016

Different Democracies

Simple arguments about democracy get lost during election posturing by candidates. Politicians mostly make proclamations even the least educated can understand, and avoid delving into the academics of governance. News media likewise do not want to alienate readers and viewers by burdening them with deep thoughts. Jonathan Rauch’s What’s Ailing…
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