Tag Archives: Evidence-based thinking

Evidence-based policy is a good thing – but please proceed with caution.

Science is full of observable facts. Fact, when I drop a hammer off the top of the Shard, it’s going to fall to the ground. It doesn’t matter if I drop it or Brian Cox drops it (either Brian Cox) … Continue reading

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Is it hip to be square?

One of my all-time favourite novels is Geek Love by Katherine Dunn. It’s not what you think. Its about Circus Freaks. Circus Freaks were the original ‘Geeks’. I am not sure when the word transformed into a derogatory term for … Continue reading

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