Humans are overrated

That’s the reason Jeff (not his real name) used to explain why science was the solution to our global problems.  The conversation, debate, one-sided argument?  Not sure what it was really.  Anyway, it started when I said unrestrained human passion is the solution to our problems. Jeff countered, saying, “Without reason, passion is worthless."  Then he argued that … Continue reading Humans are overrated

A case for no privacy whatsoever

"It's not about anonymity. It's about having a say in how others treat potentially sensitive, even confidential information about our lives, our families, our health, our credit--everything." - Comment on NPR blog This will be hard to swallow. Contention: the need for privacy exists only to the extent your private details can be used to harm you. … Continue reading A case for no privacy whatsoever