Thoughts on Intelligence from watching Election Results.

"If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet." Proverbs 29:9 "A rebuke impresses a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes a fool." - Proverbs 17:10 One of the advantages of living in east Asia is that election results I'd have to … Continue reading Thoughts on Intelligence from watching Election Results.

Can government funded media be impartial?

I ask the question because when I debate funding with my Canadian family for the Canadian public broadcasting service (the CBC), it's often asserted that the government should fund public broadcasting so that it can give the people impartial information. Now, for the moment we'll assume that it is possible to have impartial information. Even … Continue reading Can government funded media be impartial?

Humility and the Triumph of (Over)Confidence

So this morning I again ran into the issue of fan death in Korea through a facebook comment, and I had a chance to reflect on my experience... A quick explanation: Fan death is the belief that if a person on a hot day closes off their room and falls asleep with a fan pointed … Continue reading Humility and the Triumph of (Over)Confidence