"...any time there are humans involved in research, be suspicious. If human scientists are doing research on human subjects then take your suspicions to the power of 27. It's a crapshoot at best."
This is Part 8 of a series of approximately sixty posts that outline evidence, support, and explanation for naturalistic evolution. Receive updates and notification of all posts from dennismitton.com by selecting the follow button on the sidebar of any page. Thanks! Pangaea and Plate Tectonics It’s a jump to move from the philosophical basis of … Continue reading Evolution Part 8: Plate Tectonics
I was all set this year to ride in the Mt. Washington Bicycle Hill Climb in New Hampshire. It’s considered the most difficult bicycle hill climb in the United States and was my birthday present to myself to mark my entry into the sixties. I bought the Peloton with my wife's blessing to help train … Continue reading Peloton Bicycle Review
What Passes For Diet Cult Research I received an email recently from someone who tried a diet for thirty days, lost a bunch of weight, and thought I might like to write it up on my blog. I responded, In all seriousness, and said that when he: Had 100 volunteers for a test set who agreed … Continue reading Book Review: Diet Cults by Matt Fitzgerald
The Power of Story It’s easy to think, and we're often told, that the power of story is dead. Croaked. We watch YouTube, read books online with hyperlinks to definitions and annotations, and don’t spend nearly as much time just reading. I can't imagine how many hours I lay on my bed as a kid … Continue reading For the Writers…The Power of Story
" this sounds so weak and fragile and mealy-mouthed compared to people who have been truly broken and have stood up anyway and walked through their brokenness"
Here’s a chestnut: Do only one thing at a time. Good advice. I’m less and less convinced that multitasking adds value to anything.
Crumbs are short posts, usually just a paragraph. I write them on the fly as a walk around and notice things. Or think about things. Sometimes the thoughts are profound. At least, that's what I think. Sometimes they're just plain silly. That's what my wife thinks. Most have no photos
Cuvier and Catastrophism In Part 6, I looked at catastrophism. The Frenchman George Cuvier, the theory’s vocal and ardent supporter, described earth’s history in terms of ‘historical revolutions’. These were periods of geologic calm punctuated by short periods of intense and sometimes almost immediate changes. Rushing floods, climbing mountains, or shearing glaciers, he thought, could … Continue reading Evolution Part 7: Charles Lyell and The Key To The Past
C'mon. I am so tired of hearing about what a hard life you have with your children.