Stephen Hawking is dead. Far be it from the likes of me to write him an obituary. You can see several of these elsewhere, many of them heartfelt and insightful. Two thoughts come to mind at this time. Firstly, Hawking is to be greatly admired for being both a highly […]
It’s been seven years since I started this blog. That’s quite a chunk of my life. And, as the context changes, so does my perspective. Not everything fits neatly into The Science Bit. In recent years I have written a couple of books on the scientific strengths and weaknesses of […]
Wanted. More exorcists. A Dublin priest has told the Irish Catholic newspaper (yes) that he has noticed a sharp increase in demonic activity. …Fr. Pat Collins said he has been overwhelmed with the number of requests for exorcisms from the faithful in Ireland. In an open letter, he has urged the Irish […]
Because I want to see what happens when I have more than one post.
And so by its nature, it contains some text without there being substance to convey.
I don’t want to be, well, argumentative. But this research does not show what the headline says it does. The headline implies that argumentative children do better in maths and science, according to a study. It implies this by being phrased as follows: Argumentative children do better in maths and […]