Monthly Archives: May 2015

WANDERERS – Short Film

This is the most amazing vision of how our future can be.  And how we are. I agree with Carl Sagan, we must have frontiers, we must have open space, and we must wander and dream.  Investment in science, technology … Continue reading

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Applauding #girlswithtoys | Kimberly K. Arcand

It seems as if this is a second week applauding women in science. This response is to a thoughtless comment in the media. Have a look at women with their toys and let us all enjoy our toys. The toys … Continue reading

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If it’s Inspiring, Can it Be Wrong? § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

This is a little different for me. I have always been a not sure about cheer-leading. My view is that girls and women are better off as participants in the game, not cheer-leading the boys. But cheer-leading is a big … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Super Stellar Reply To Girl’s Question About Learning Disabilities

Recently Neil DeGrass Tyson was asked if dyslexia was a barrier to scientists. He explained that, no it is not, and that additionally many learning and social disabilities are also not a huge barrier. A humane and thoughtful response. I … Continue reading

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Support Socal Welfare

Supportive Social Welfare Systems encourage positive attitudes to work. I have always been curious about research on the effectiveness of social security systems, as I thought the vast majority of citizens receiving help would do their best to find work … Continue reading

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