Hans Rosling on the facts about population
Yet another brilliant presentation by Hans Rosling on facts about population and progress.
Polls show that most people are ignorant about those facts, so watch it.
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Bill Nye and Ken Ham debating on creationism
While I think creationism is bonkers and the debate itself wasn't that great (talking past each other), I think this debate is good mental exercise. How would you argue the anti-creationist case?
It forces us to clarify and formalize how we come about inference and how we reason. We ought to be able to explain where creationism is commiting reasoning mistakes.