Tag: Speculation

Quote of the Day: Speculation and Facts

 

“Speculation must wait upon the facts.” — June Downey, psychologist

June Downey was an American psychologist who worked in the areas of personality and handwriting. But that’s not important right now. What is important is that I ran across this quotation and really have a bone to pick with it. Of course, the quotation was totally out of context, so it may not mean the same thing in context, and I may make a fool of myself. Nevertheless, come have a seat and hold my beer. In fact, you can drink the beer. I never touch the stuff.

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Recently a couple of articles on recent or impending scientific breakthroughs were posted in the PIT. I thought it might be interesting to get members’ takes on one of them, and what it might mean for future society, both in general and in specifics. The first involved a physicist who claims to have proved mathematically […]

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It’s been such a crazy-a__ed campaign season, I think it’s time we start dealing with what would, in a normal presidential election, be wild speculation. Given the recent news and resulting outrage surrounding AG Loretta Lynch’s “impromptu” meeting with Bill Clinton, we should consider what happens if Hillary is indicted and withdraws from the race. Let’s […]

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Let’s play a game. Picture we were back in the days when the nomination process was a cryptic affair. We vote (or caucus) on delegates based on their wisdom and not on which candidate they promised to back. Then they all are sent to the convention with nothing decided before hand. Potential nominees would put […]

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