Category Archives: Uncategorized

Nature is not good by definition

Before we can get to the land of science fiction we need to kill the idea that natural is by definition ‘good for you’ or ‘healthy’.  It is simply not the case. If you are a creationist and also a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The Education-Industrial Complex – who needs it.

Below is a link to an article in The Atlantic on the future of College. It is about some innovations in the field of higher education. It can’t come soon enough. Of all things that can be changed by computer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

High Speed trains still a bad idea

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/08/the-courts-speak-up-for-california-high-speed-railand-so-do-some-readers/375518/ I like trains but not as much as I like making decisions that make good sense in the long run.  I don’t live in California so it is not my business but since every now and then some Canadian … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Climate Modeling that is worthwhile.

The world is getting warmer, the polar ice caps are melting and the oceans are rising so say the climate modelers used in the IPCC report. What is the Science Fiction Land solution? The Qattar depression in Egypt has a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

No Left Turns

No it is not a political statement, It’s a safety demand.  I just read in the paper today about another child killed in crosswalk. We, the human race needs to understand how the human mind works and build our society … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Education-Industrial Complex – who needs it.

We don’t need it but we will probably keep it for a long time. Like passenger rail roads or public broadcasting or the post office politics will keep public education a drain on the public purse. If there is any … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The death of public transit is already on the horizon.

I live in Toronto, Canada. At the moment the Municipal politicians of Toronto and the Provincial politicians of Ontario are tripping over themselves in the advocacy of public transit.  It is too bad that we don’t have any far sighted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment