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The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Carl Sagan 2007)

A fitting cross-post for the holiday season. This is one of the best books on the timeless subject of science and religion. Carl Sagan, the great Cornell University astronomer and popularizer of science, passed away on this day in 1996. … Continue reading

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How (self-)righteous are you? & what you can do about it

Find out tonight at the Honors Salon from 7-8.30pm!

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‘The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.’ (Marva Collins)

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‘Q: When and where do you have your best ideas? A: When I am avoiding real work.’ Happy Spring Break!

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Who cares about humanity? – Another great conversation (to be continued)

Yesterday evening we enjoyed another great conversation at the 2nd Honors Salon. Sam McFarland expertly introduced the topic and the conversation was lively and wide-ranging, revolving around empirical and ethical questions. Here are some key points and questions we discussed: … Continue reading

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