Science communication and conservative values

Roger Scruton's recent article in Prospect Magazine provides an interesting illustration of what Dan Kahn and Chris Mooney have been discussing on their respective blogs. (Kahn blogs regularly now at the Cultural Cognition Project and Mooney writes at the Desmog Blog.) The topic of their discussion: Is it possible to take the polemics out of … Continue reading Science communication and conservative values

Fatalist Activism in America… and now the UK

My favourite Fatalist joke goes like this: Two farmers in conversation. 'What would you do if you won a million dollars?" "I'd just keep on farming until it ran out." Despite the fact that this joke comes from America and was once quoted in the Senate, the US is not the first place one thinks … Continue reading Fatalist Activism in America… and now the UK