Monthly Archives: May 2017

Carl Sagan on God

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The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct: A Sokal-Style Hoax on Gender Studies

The Hoax The androcentric scientific and meta-scientific evidence that the penis is the male reproductive organ is considered overwhelming and largely uncontroversial. That’s how we began. We used this preposterous sentence to open a “paper” consisting of 3,000 words of … Continue reading

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Our world outsmarts us

Social problems are fantastically complex, while human minds are severely under-engineered. Is democracy doomed? When mulling over possible reasons for the alarming nastiness associated with the recent presidential election in the United States, I am reminded of my grade-school bully. … Continue reading

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