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Quote: Voltaire on absurdities and atrocities

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‘Tis the season of fulminant fruitiness

BioEdge Newspapers have their “silly season” of shock-horror absurdities in the slow news summer months. How about bioethics journals? When two very loopy articles surface in peer-reviewed journals in as many weeks, it’s clearly February and March. First there was … Continue reading

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Darpa Wants to Master the Science of Propaganda

Source: Wired Mark Twain once tried to distinguish between the storyteller’s art and tales that a machine could generate. He observed that stringing “incongruities and absurdities together in a wandering and sometimes purposeless way, and seem innocently unaware that they … Continue reading

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