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Something to think about as you’re lighting up Chinese fireworks in celebration of our country’s unsurpassed greatness

Following up on our conversation about the purposeful dumbing down of America, I though that I’d share this tweet, sent out today by renowned American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. This is in reference, for those of you who don’t know, to the fact that, earlier today, physicists near Geneva, at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, officially […]

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Turning our backs on space, and ending the American century

With tomorrow’s launch of the Space Shuttle, the age of manned space exploration, after more than 50 years, will officially draw to a close in America. It’s a sad day, and I think that it speaks volumes concerning where we are as a country. The optimism that we once had as a nation is gone. […]

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