Category: science

The Chinese Just Love Playing With Deadly Diseases

     A story I wasn’t happy – or surprised – to read:      Chinese scientists have engineered a virus with parts of Ebola in a lab that killed a group of hamsters.      A team of researchers at Hebei Medical University used a contagious disease of livestock and added a protein found in Ebola, which …

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Quote Of The Day

     “Modern science — in the name of progress — has gone from trying to understand reality to denying it altogether. Scientific progressivism is a religion. Don’t be fooled by the fact that its priests wear lab coats.” – Seth Dillon, CEO of The Babylon Bee      And indeed, it is so.

Why The Decent Must Counter The Screams

The Progressive movement has always known the importance of the scream. Conservatives have, for the most part, been identified as the base of the “Silent Majority.” Indeed, we’ve had it beaten into us as a matter of pride that “we are not like them” by high minded voices such as William F. Buckley Jr. Well, …

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Computer-Generated Fantasies

     It was 1983: “early days” for the personal computer upheaval. Most Americans knew that microcomputers existed, but few had actually acquired one, or knew what they were good for. (Spoiler alert: not much.) I was asked about them now and then – I remember an ophthalmologist quizzing me about them during an eye exam …

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Perhaps It’s To Be Expected

     Persons who develop high expertise in a specialty purely hate to see that specialty abused. That’s certainly the case with me. During my wage-earning years (I refuse to call them my “working years;” I work more and harder today than I ever did when I was getting paid for it), I became an expert …

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