I'm still working on a long essay about the probable non-existence of technologically advanced aliens. (I'm not working hard lately ) So you'll have to make do with this short post for the time being — Dave
A few years ago I told you that "politics makes you stupid," an observation which is readily available every day in every way if you're paying attention. (Most Americans now tune it all out.)
I am always delighted when research in "cognitive science" delivers a luke-warm version (the Flatland version) of what I've already told you, so let's take a look at that. Thanks to reader Brian for the heads up.
Everybody knows that our political views can sometimes get in the way of thinking clearly.
But perhaps we don’t realize how bad the problem actually is.