Friday, April 04, 2008

The Day Today - 4th April 2008

Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling writes:

Solidarity brother.

I couldn't stop laughing after reading this opening paragraph...

Once, literary criticism was an elite vocation. Now, writes Martin Amis, we are all critics and in this new democracy, talent and integrity are the losers
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The Big Rip gets even more depressing, not only is everything just going to tear itself apart, our ability to work out the nature of the universe will disappear.

In this review, Michael Ruse points why economists can't quite get it right when they rationalise our behaviour down to equations (a debate picked up elsewhere), broadly speaking our brains have not evolved to find the truth, but to survive - a subtle but important difference.

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