Some things to remember

Managed ignorance.

Most people acknowledge that Man evolved from earlier species of animals. Except in America.

“After a while, Your Honor, it is the setting of man against man and creed against creed until with flying banners and beating drums we are marching backward to the glorious ages of the sixteenth century when bigots lighted fagots to burn the men who dared to bring any intelligence and enlightenment and culture to the human mind.” Clarence Darrow.

Betrand Russell was a marvel. Facts? Check. Love? Check.

Win-win is wonderful…if we don’t think about it too much.

Denialism kills.

Nanothrusters are cool.

“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.” Max Planck

The more we become a nation that believes Nature can be fooled, the less we become as a nation.

It may really be different this time – the jobs may not be coming back.

Cherrypicking data is a sign of denialism.

Conservatives can approach climate change with thoughtful discussions. Though, apparently only in England.

The Supreme Court remains troubling.

A minority with a strong opinion can overcome a majority with a weak one.

The current parallels with the end of the Roman Republic are many.