open letter for non science people who don't believe in climate change

I don't like science. I want to, it looks really cool, and I would like to be able to laugh at the molecule jokes. Same with math. I have chosen other things to know, and I prefer to spend my time on them. This is why we invented experts, because they know things for us so that we don't have to. But it sucks to admit… » 11/07/13 4:18pm 11/07/13 4:18pm

Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, poverty thoughts

There's no way to structure this coherently. They are random observations that might help explain the mental processes. But often, I think that we look at the academic problems of poverty and have no idea of the why. We know the what and the how, and we can see systemic problems, but it's rare to have a poor person… » 10/22/13 2:24pm 10/22/13 2:24pm