… and Eddie Willers could not distinguish the bum's face:
So you seriously mean to tell me that Atlas Shrugged
is playing in eight Massachusetts theatres,
while in the Live Free or Die State, it's playing in zero point zero?
Dude. That's an outrage. Click here, Granite Staters.
Since attending Vice President Biden's speech
last week announcing Your Federal Government's Bold New Steps
aimed at University-based sexual violence, harassment, and
discrimination, I've been paying a bit more attention than I would
otherwise to naysayers. I've already noted the
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's misgivings about
the Bold New Steps likely trampling student's First Amendment rights.
At the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Open Market blog, Hans Bader has a couple outraged posts describing how the new policy is meant to alter the status quo in handling sexual harassment cases: doing away with the presumption of innocence and changing the burden of proof
Gosh, it's not as if Universities didn't already have a problem in this area.
Bruce Schneier has a fascinating
post describing some recent research in how the brain works.
People are notoriously bad about applying the rules
of formal logic in "word problem"
Unless—and this is the interesting bit—the "word
problem" involves cheating in a social context. People do much better
- People are notoriously bad about applying the rules of formal logic in "word problem" type situations.