Daily Archives: June 7, 2010

A critical thinking question: what do you do when experts collide?

On the question of whether the United States is headed for an inflationary period or a deflationary period, highly trained economists are divided. This today at the Economist: Last week, we launched our economics channel with a debate on whether inflation … Continue reading

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Michael Ruse laments New Atheist meddling in his once cozy relationship with the Templeton Foundation

In the Nation’s recent profile of the Templeton Foundation, I notice that A.C. Grayling and Michael Ruse are quoted. Here’s the relevant passage: A.C. Grayling, a British philosopher and former columnist for New Scientist magazine . . . accuses the foundation … Continue reading

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