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Mar. 29, 2015 1:47 pm
Alan always wanted to make a difference in the world. As a teenager he was fascinated by the book The Boys in the Boat . He was captivated by the true story of nine University of Washington students who struggled to become the world’s best eight-oar rowing team. Hitler watched as a remarkable act of American courage defeated the Germans during the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Inspired by the story...  Read More
Mar. 29, 2015 1:07 pm
The Wimbledon Effect is used to describe a successful organization that resists the need to change until it is too late for change to be effective. It is named after the English All Tennis Association tournament of the same name. Wimbledon became a victim of its own success in the 1990s after failing to respond to changes in the professional tennis game. One of the key problems was the...  Read More
Mar. 29, 2015 5:14 am
The Wikipedia page on Patrick Matthew publishes a quote from Professor Peter J.Bowler - historian of biology. Bowler's quote provides unquestionable confirmation for the Dysology Hypothesis . His statement is made as a retort to the published expert analysis of the discovery of natural selection by Jim Dempster . Peter Bowler (1983, p. 158) Evolution: the history of an idea , (1st...  Read More
Mar. 28, 2015 4:03 am
I watched Monica Lewinsky's recent TED 2015 talk and it got me thinking about the internet and the use and abuse of Comments. There are a few places on the internet where Comments are used, for the most part, with respect. Comments in the BestThinking pages, for example, are usually inoffensive. Sometimes you get comments from "passionate people" (British-speak for "loonies"). And...  Read More
Mar. 27, 2015 10:14 am
Mandatory Voting Much of what involves economic choice is counterintuitive e.g., to suggest a minimum wage, or increasing the minimum wage, has a general appeal, but neither would have much support if those which generally support such understood the actual consequences of mandating a minimum wage (e.g., it increases the cost of goods and services; reduces competitiveness of businesses...  Read More
Mar. 27, 2015 5:16 am
The System of Nature, Or, Laws of the Moral and Physical World, Volumes 1-2 By Paul Henri Thiry Holbach (baron d’), Denis Diderot (1835) pp. 33-34: “It is therefore in his imagination alone man finds the model of that which he terms order, or confusion, which like all his abstract metaphysical ideas, supposes nothing beyond his reach. Order, however is never more than the faculty of...  Read More
Mar. 27, 2015 2:09 am
Write essays on primary and secondary texts you have published previously, where each book published has attached 2 sets of 50 business As (50 instances of a single breasoned out A), one set from the author and one set from the publisher. Unfinished primary texts need area of study details connected with chapter breasonings in the exposition of each essay, giving them examples and similarly for...  Read More
Mar. 26, 2015 12:42 pm
Are You Willing To Stand Under the Arch? The ancient Romans had a tradition: Whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: He stood under the arch.” – Michael Armstrong As all of you know I write a great deal about management and leadership, especially from the...  Read More
Mar. 26, 2015 4:09 am
Write 10-25 breasonings for each possible interaction of employees, interactions of employees with products and employees' thoughts when by himself or herself. These form the business perspectives for being a pedagogue or having a meditation company, etc.  Read More
Mar. 26, 2015 3:23 am
I wish to share an allegorical script for a comedy sketch from my conversation with Major Howard L. Minnick, on The Patrick Matthew Project , regarding the 2014 BigData discovery of numerous "hidden books" that 100% refute the 155-year-old Darwinist myth that no naturalist known to Darwin or Wallace had read Patrick Matthew's prior published hypothesis of natural selection before 1858. With...  Read More
Mar. 25, 2015 6:20 am
The following text is from my latest reply to Howard L.Minnick , third great grandson of Patrick Matthew - the Originator of the theory of natural selection. The conversation takes place on The Patrick Matthew Project , a superb website that serves as the archive for everything we have left that Matthew wrote. The conversation is regarding Darwinist attempts to deny the importance of the New...  Read More
Mar. 24, 2015 3:00 pm
He’s foreign-born, Harvard-educated and a first-term senator. The Obama-haters used to level that criticism at the man who has twice been elected to the Oval Office. Now we’re seeing that the same criticism could just as easily apply to the ambitious junior senator from Texas, Ted Cruz. But the combative wacko bird’s constituency is likely to have selective amnesia and keep mum about that. Ted...  Read More
Mar. 24, 2015 2:32 am
Ted Cruz officially announced his long-shot candidacy for president today in a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. By announcing at the conservative Christian school founded by Jerry Falwell, Cruz recognized the key support that evangelical Christians are expected to provide to his campaign. The combative agitator is also a favorite of the so-called “tea party” wing of the Republican...  Read More
Mar. 23, 2015 4:29 pm
Included in this blog note is a letter (below) written in response to Paul Duginski's caricature and blog regarding Republican Senator Tom Cotton (Paul's blog regarding Republican Senator Cotton is titled: Cottoning to the Mullahs ); I submitted the letter on Paul's blog, and it has passed the "moderation review" and thus, I guess I'm safe to post this here. Paul - in my estimation - is a...  Read More
Mar. 23, 2015 7:19 am
John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, And The Congress Ride Into A Box Canyon.... by Ralph Benko The New York Times considerately gives us an early look at the Box Canyon into which the 114th Congress, the GOP leading, is riding. In G.O.P. Is Divided as Budget Bills Start Piling Up we discover: WASHINGTON — In their first major test of governing this year, Republicans stumbled, faltered —...  Read More
Mar. 21, 2015 8:01 pm
Background Since August 2104, following the publication of my e-book Nullius in Verba , I have been presented with a number of attempted defenses against newly discovered data. The New Data proves that Darwin's friends and associates read Patrick Matthew's (1831) book, On Naval Timber and Arboriculture , containing the full prior-published hypothesis of natural selection. Contrary to what...  Read More
Mar. 21, 2015 8:23 am
From " Your Dictionary " Supermythbuster • 2 days ago Dawkinites (1) Guru worshiping followers of the Darwinist atheist Richard Dawkins (famous author of The Selfish Gene and also The God Delusion) who love Richard more than science, more than logic and reason and more than the scientific method. (2) A type of intellectual heuristic device meme of the kind created by Dr Mike Sutton ...  Read More
Mar. 19, 2015 12:10 pm
In the continuing conundrum of pricing digital content, "all you can eat" unlimited subscriptions have become the latest thing to try/hate. We see it in music, with the Taylor Swift withdrawal from Spotify , and in e-books, with angst over Amazon Unlimited and other subscription services. At a most basic level, isn't it clearly perverse that: I pay the same for Spotify whether I listen...  Read More
Mar. 19, 2015 3:18 am
Everyone has heard of the placebo effect: the expectation of a positive treatment effect can have a positive treatment effect even if the "treatment" is a sham treatment or inert drug treatment. The nocebo effect is the opposite effect. Where negative expectations can have a negative effect on treatment outcomes. List the possible adverse effects of a drug, and sure enough a significant...  Read More
Mar. 18, 2015 8:52 pm
To work out the wording when writing a Vocational Education and Training (VET) question, breason out 5 VET breasonings per VET question.  Read More
Mar. 18, 2015 8:43 pm
Touch on 50 texts on the topic, then write a sentence synthesis of 5 or more internal perspectives on words that appear before reading a secondary text sentence (or without reading a secondary text sentence).  Read More
Mar. 18, 2015 2:51 pm
Just finished reading Ten Universal Principles: A Brief Philosophy of the Life Issues ; a book written by Robert J. Spitzer S.J. 1 PhD. I think Father Spitzer's book is a fine book - for those already rationally ordered (the "Choir") - however, I think that the dominant cultural worldview principally - almost axiomatically - encourages fideism 2 and thus, the culture is patently...  Read More
Mar. 17, 2015 5:51 am
Reducing-down my book Nullius in Verba to an article , to a blog post ,to a shorter blog post , to the blog you are reading, we obtain a new argument of substance. We have arrived at the evolutionary creation of a new species of meme . I have coined it "Dawkinite". The word " Dawkinite " existed before my 2015 deployment , but not the concept of Dawkinite as intellectual Kryptonite for...  Read More
Mar. 17, 2015 3:27 am
My mother always used to say, “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Variations of that line have been attributed to Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln, and it may even derive from a verse in Proverbs. Sen. Tom Cotton, the not-dry-behind-the-ears freshman Republican from Arkansas, would do well to learn from that adage. The rookie has been in the...  Read More
Mar. 16, 2015 8:56 am
What Paul Krugman Could Learn From How Big Government Created The Obesity Epidemic By Ralph Benko One of the most frightening forces at work in the world today is the tendency of Big Government toward perversion of science. The scientific method is pristine. Scientists are human, and fallible. The secular beatification of scientists and demeaning of science is a perversion. Better to...  Read More
Mar. 12, 2015 3:01 pm
Some of my Democratic friends might be offended by this cartoon. But then, that’s to be expected since I’m not a Democrat, I’m an independent, and an equal opportunity offender. As such, I’m not so sure I want to sit up and beg for another round of the Clintons. This week, with the story of the deleted emails, Hillary Rodham Clinton displays some of the arrogance, secrecy and paranoia you may...  Read More
Mar. 12, 2015 12:30 am
I recommend homeopathy in conjunction with 20 mantras per day following a meditation degree (studied by the doctor) and medicine degree (studied by the doctor and patient) to prevent a runny nose, schizophrenia and depression, etc.  Read More
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