The Razors of Scrutiny

The Razors of Scrutiny

Highly charged events often produce highly questionable assertions, allegations, opinions masquerading as facts, and armchair erudition. We are inundated with such even in quiet times, and that inundation becomes deluge when things get “interesting.” A...

Where Are The Aliens?

I used to be a nuclear rocket engineer. Really, I was. Department of Defense, NASA, missions to Mars and other planets… for a span of about 7 years during the Reagan-Bush era, I was eyeballs deep in it. My octogenarian aunt, who has lived her whole life on an...

The Scarcest Resource

Ever miss an exit on the highway? Doesn’t it seem that the few minutes it takes to go to the next exit, cross over, find the on-ramp in the other direction, and get back to where you should have turned off in the first place seems like an eternity? Not just an...