Some not at all disturbing artwork newly on display at the hospital to help patients feel more relaxed. pic.twitter.com/u7Gcf4T2yA
— Katie Martinez, PhD (@ktmartinez) January 24, 2019
#1216 – Sir Roger Penrose
The Joe Rogan Experience
Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford.
John McWhorter and I are not on the same page in a number of areas but he clearly nails it here. The one-to-one relationship that this third wave antiracism has to religion is clearly shown and discussed as are the actual implications of encouraging people to be fragile. There is a related podcast which I have not yet listened to (I need to get isolating or noise cancelling headphones for the plane) but given the excellent discussions they have had previously I’m willing to recommend it.
This is a very kind, generous, and rigorous article.
Outstanding. It’s one of those articles I wish I’d written.
The past is never dead. In fact, it’s not even past.
Last night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took to the floor of the Senate to announce that the FBI investigation involving the allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had been completed, and the findings will be shared with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning.
According to sources familiar with this morning’s schedule, Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was the first to receive the FBI’s report, at 8 a.m. EST, for analysis. At 9 a.m., Ranking Member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) will then be allowed to view the findings.
The staggered release of the report will continue with GOP members of the Senate Judiciary Committee at 10 a.m., Democratic members at 11 a.m., and remaining members of the Senate, afterward.
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell has already set a vote for the continuation of Kavanaugh’s confirmation for Friday. If Kavanaugh’s confirmation effort survives this next round of voting, the Senate can then debate for up to 30 hours, placing the first opportunity for a penultimate confirmation vote on Saturday morning.
That being said, a handful of Senators, on both sides of the aisle, still remain undecided on the Kavanaugh vote — most notably, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Both of whom have been targets of vigorous protests in the halls of the Capitol Building, leading Capitol Police to block some areas of the building off from media and civilians.
President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has been doubling down on his and his base’s support of Judge Kavanaugh, attempting to “fire up” his loyal supporters by feeding off of and exploiting their distaste and distrust of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
Joining us with her new reporting, out today, is White House Correspondent for Bloomberg News Shannon Pettypiece.
She’ll explain how Trump is “tapping in” to core conservative values by drumming up unyielding and intense support of Judge Kavanaugh and, in turn, drumming up GOP-voter enthusiasm a little more than a month before the midterm elections.
What’s more, new polling out from Fox News, this morning, is showing that support for multiple GOP senate candidates across the country is up, amidst the confirmation fight of Brett Kavanaugh, indicating that President Trump’s push has some political merit.
It’s Thursday, October 4, 2018. Welcome to Morning Joe.
Check out the ‘Half Hour of Heterodoxy’ podcast.
I was listening to the episode ‘Arthur Sakamoto on Conventional Wisdom about Asian Americans: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #25’ and thought it was fascinating.
The data are not being looked at fully and things a far more complicated and interesting than seems to be let on.
We have a problem.
For the sake of this discussion let us presume that Trump and all connected with him are completely innocent of any form of wrong doing with respect to Russia. However, only you and I know this.
Now, allegations (which in this hypothetical are unfounded) have been made about Russian ties to the Trump campaign. Trump needs to be shown blameless so that this issue will be put to rest.
Here is the problem:
Who can do this?
Jeff Sessions? He is not credible simply by virtue of his appointment. The same problem holds true of the Assistant AG as well as the soon to be FBI Director.
I have been distressed by people’s propensity for #Russiantojudgement but that doesn’t mean we should never have a judgement.
I am confident we will find a way through this but I don’t see what that will be and it bothers me.
“Of the approximately 750 children who will drown next year, about 375 of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or other adult.”
“In ten percent of those drownings, the adult will actually watch them do it, having no idea it is happening.”
In this brief (930 word) article the always illuminating Mario Vittone describes what drowning actually looks like.
Read it. Read it now.
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