Monthly Archives: October 2017

Behavioural Economics continued – Values

further comment on Why Behavioral Economics Is Really Marketing Science reply to spaghettimonster Using the term “fight” doesn’t work for me. One cannot both hold individual life and individual liberty as values, and condemn individuals for holding values different. One … Continue reading

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Women and Leadership – Like minded person

Women and Leadership When did you last connect with a like-minded person? Hi Laurie, I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone else who thought quite like me. Not even sure that I would be able to recognise such a thing … Continue reading

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Nature of Science

Nobel award for gravity waves Nature of science Science always involves hypothesis, conjecture, competing claims about properties, creation of elegant experiments to distinguish between claims; creation of ever more abstract interpretive frames within which to make some sort of model, … Continue reading

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Does knowledge kill Magic

Graham McRae asked – Does knowledge kill magic As someone who has studied and contemplated science for over 50 years, I love A C Clarke’s famous quip “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. Life seems to be the … Continue reading

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