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David SimsEssays

by David Sims SCIENCE STUDIES the accessible part of the physical world. It examines predictions and proposed truths by experiment, which try to falsify the prediction or the proposition. Science doesn’t seek truth directly, but by the process of elimination, such that, as time goes by, the…
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Cells intuitively avoided dead-ends when released into microscopic mazes. Here’s how. FOR A SINGLE CELL, the human body is a gargantuan maze of tissues, chemicals and capillaries, crammed full with trillions of other cells all bustling about like commuters at the world’s…
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A reprise of my central point regarding the efficacy and worth of philosophy in the absence of science by David Sims I THINK that philosophers know as little about ethics, absent any empirical research into it, than they do about anything else. Rather, the reason philosophers make free, at present,…
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The synergy of philosophy and science — and the limits of philosophy in the absence of science by David Sims THE QUOTES below are from the semi-Politically Incorrect pop-philosopher Stefan Molyneux. “Philosophy is the greatest intellectual discipline in the realm of human thought.”…
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Trigger warning: picture of White supremacists above JUDGING BY Wikipedia popularity, who are the most important historical figures of all time? According to one algorithm, it’s 18th-century scientist Carl Linnaeus, followed by Jesus, followed by Aristotle, Napoleon, and Hitler. According…
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Study suggests that leftists have an almost precisely inverted scale of values compared to rightists. Instead of a hierarchy of concern with one’s own family, nation, and race highest on the scale, leftists place abstractions like “all objects in the universe” — including
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Medical genius abounds in the Afro-American and Afro-European community: 400,000 stock and advertising agency photographs can’t be wrong. ANY OF YOU old enough to remember The Black and White Minstrel Show? It was one of Britain’s most popular — if not the most popular —…
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Sunflowers are among a number of plants that appear to recognize and help kin. FOR PEOPLE, and many other animals, family matters. Consider how many jobs go to relatives. Or how an ant will ruthlessly attack intruder ants but rescue injured, closely related nestmates. There are good evolutionary reasons…
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A candid snapshot of NASA’s Mars Rover team: Very few non-Whites are in evidence. After all the phony Black geniuses in Jewish films and television, and the reality of African IQ, we are entitled to be skeptical. Also note that the “news media contact” for the promotional piece is
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by David Sims BECAUSE I am an atheist, I don’t agree with the god-idea, and I don’t believe in the existence of any god. However, I concede that religion has a necessary social utility. False hope is still hope, and hope can calm the masses in difficult times. A suitable religion can prevent…
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