Apr 222017
 

Science, it’s the real thing.

There can be only ONE WAY – Forward!

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“On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament], ‘Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?’ I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.” — Charles Babbage, recognized as inventor of the first mechanical calculating machine. Babbage, Charles (1864). Passages from the life of a philosopher. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green. p. 67. ISBN 1851960406.

One hundred fifty-three years later basic science and clarity of thought remain beyond some politicians.

We can MUST do better.

Apr 172017
 

Old Town Alexandria, VA

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Walking through the King Street dock area I gestured my request to take a photo. Her reply was this lovely smile. Thanks!