Monthly Archives: June 2015

Scientific model supported by UK Government Task Force flags risk of civilization’s collapse by 2040

New scientific models supported by the British government’s Foreign Office show that if we don’t change course, in less than three decades industrial civilisation will essentially collapse due to catastrophic food shortages, triggered by a combination of climate change, water … Continue reading

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Amusing Ourselves to Death

What’s your evidence for the claim that young people are not that engaged intellectually and that the population is becoming less intellectually capable? Relative to what? Despite all the crap on TV (what else is new?) and misinformation on the … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Scientists

Sometimes it seems surprising that science functions at all. In 2005, medical science was shaken by a paper with the provocative title “Why most published research findings are false.”1 Written by John Ioannidis, a professor of medicine at Stanford University, … Continue reading

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Mazās piezīmes par lielajiem procesiem

Salīdzieniet. Un domājiet.  “Klusu, netīreļi”. Tāda sajūta pēc brauciena uz Ukrainu. Arkādijs Tigajs 09.03.2015 https://tencinusarunas.wordpress.com/2015/05/28/klusu-netireli-tada-sajuta-pec-brauciena-uz-ukrainu-arkadijs-tigajs-09-03-2015/ Mai28by Ivars Līdaka Autors ir Ļenfiļm režisors, scenārists, aktieris, rakstnieks Kā galveno noteikumu “Ukrainas krīzes” izbeigšanai Krievija lika priekšā Kijevai parakstīt saistības nestāties NATO. Ukraina piekrita … Continue reading

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Bērni līdz 12 gadiem, lietojot audio-vizuālās ierīces (TV, datorus, mobilos telefonus), var atpalikt attīstībā

Man ir meita. Līzei ir 3 gadi un viņai ļoti patīk planšešdators, uz kura jebkurā mirklī var paskatīties viņas iemīļoto “Cūciņu Pepu”. Es tajā nesaskatu neko sliktu, vēl jo vairāk tādēļ, ka šī multene ir dzīvespriecīga un pamācoša. Man šķiet, … Continue reading

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