Category Archives: epistemology

Conversations with an Anti-Nuclear Protester, Take Two

In the aftermath of the controversial US panel on energy at COP23, Lenka Kollar was the only panelist who stayed behind and gave interviews to several camera crews. These included one with a pitbullish German reporter, whose demands for exact … Continue reading

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Injecting Kindness into the Debate

Vaccines are a topic that stir up a lot of emotions. How should we talk about them? Will anything we do make a difference? What if we frame the question somewhat differently: can we make a difference by the way behave in our interactions with other people? Continue reading

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Why Science?

Why science? Because science is the one gig in town that’s sitting down around the table and thinking hard on ‘how can we truly know something?’ Continue reading

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Why Thoughtscapism?

The sort of infectious curiosity that makes you go: I wonder how that works. How did they find out? What does that mean? Continue reading

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