The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas-covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal, is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be. Douglas Adams, author
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It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. Arthur Conan Doyle, physician and writer (1859-1930) A century later, this is known as motivated reasoning.
SPEAKER: Derek Mueller, Water and Ice Research Lab, Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University BIO: Derek Mueller is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and co-director of the Water and Ice Research Laboratory at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His research examines indicators and impacts of climate change in the cryosphere as […]
Since I have become involved in energy and proliferation issues, I have learned one new thing: politics—particularly international politics—is much harder than physics. Burton Richter Nobel Laureate, Physics, 1976 (final sentence of book: Beyond Smoke and Mirrors, 2010)