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Extensive Interview with Dr. Jon Cleland Host – Managing Editor, Humanistic Paganism

by | April 21, 2020

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jon Cleland Host is a scientist who earned his Ph.D. in materials science at Northwestern University & has conducted research at Hemlock Semiconductor and Dow Corning since 1997. He holds eight patents and has authored over three dozen internal scientific papers and eleven papers for peer-reviewed scientific journals, including the journal Nature. He… Read more »

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Ask Professor Rosenthal 4 – Princess Statistics: The Fairest of Them All

by | May 29, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about critical thinking and Knock on Wood. Here we talk about statistics and education. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How can we make the case for mandatory statistics education? Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal: Well, I’m a bit cautious… Read more »

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Ask Professor Rosenthal 3 – Woodpeckers, Woodknocking, and Critical-Thinking

by | May 21, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about critical thinking and Knock on Wood. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: When an ordinary citizen like myself or someone else comes across a piece of information, what are some important critical questions to ask about it? Professor… Read more »

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