Daily Archives: March 31, 2015

A Long Time Ago, In A Scientific Field Far, Far Away . . .

by | March 31, 2015

Guest post by Sebastian Thaci Somebody recently pointed me to this “comprehensive and in-depth new public opinion poll” on religion in Canada conducted by the Angus Reid Institute: I have read all the study carefully, and I have to reject its results based on the selection bias and conceptual ambiguity. The study was conducted “among a… Read more »

Avijit Roy

by | March 31, 2015

Guest post by Pat O’Brien In a scene from the long running television series, The West Wing, fictional US president Josiah Bartlet asks one of his advisors: “Why do we value the life of an American over another?” The response: “I don’t know why, but we do.” That is a bit how I felt after… Read more »