Bill Murray used to do a very funny routine where he was the sleazy piano bar musician playing inane tunes and urging a sing-along to an audience which was oblivious to his kitschy banter. Do you know the words to the music of Star Wars? We all roared with laughter. But my mother had a very different reaction. Having a great deal of experience in small piano bars, she saw Murray as the quintessential loser struggling to remain relevant: he wasn’t funny; he was sad. My mother didn’t like Bill Murray … he was too real.Continue reading “Qonspiracy Warehouse”
I have suggested reading You Are Not So Smart several times on this weblog. This week’s posting struck me as an obvious problem with human thinking so I thought I would share a bit of the analysis and suggest you read the entire article at You Are Not So Smart.Continue reading “Survivorship Bias”
New Online List: Reading for Skeptics
Most of the elements on this new list are from the Skeptic site and I intend to make a few additions from other sites and even from my own reading.
This list, conveniently, is posted on ACOR under Lists but you can follow this LINK to check it out.