It's 11:00 p.m. on May 8, 2017. A few hours ago, I came to Pupin Hall at Columbia University, the home of the Manhattan Project
The pontoon boat is loaded nearly to tipping point with people operating and monitoring submersible remotely operated vehicles
I'm not saying it's OK to poison cats -- it's not; it's animal cruelty -- and I'm not saying I want to poison my cat. I'm just saying I would find it very selfless of him if he were to volunteer for the experiment.
To rationally settle this issue one needs an adequate conceptual framework. Finding one is not easy, however. That's because the dynamics involved is described in three different incompatible languages.
For at least two thousand years thinkers have tried to explain the human mind and disagreed heatedly, but a consensus has formed around one thing.
Despite their many divergences, science and philosophy are both led forward by reality. This is inevitable if facts, concepts, axioms, and other mental models are to be reliable.