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Review: Evolution on Trial by Anonymous

Evolution on Trial by Anonymous

★★★★ Although many academics and scholars would argue that the debate over evolutionary theory is over, there are also those who believe that this Revolutionary “theory” should still be questioned. In the aptly named Evolution on Trial, the book’s anonymous author presents the case for both sides, and does so with strongly stated “non-bias.” However, it becomes apparent within the ... Read More »

Review: S3 – Science, Statistics and Skepticism by Fourat Janabi

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Fourat Janabi’s passionate and entertaining look at the 3 pressing S’s of this universe: Science, Statistics and Skepticism, is,  as the subtitle to this work testifies, an art of differentiation. In this age of memes and virals on Facebook – which always seem to me to be the blind leading the blind – telling us how bad GMO crops, vaccines ... Read More »

Review: Random Rationality – Expanded Edition by Fourat Janabi

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When I reviewed the first edition of this book here on SPR, I wrote,” Unassuming, universally written with sharp wit and charm, the first pages catch and you want to read on. Although Janabi never professes to be an expert… ” In this, the special extended version of his book, I want to take that back. Janabi is something of ... Read More »

Review: A Cultural Paradox: Fun in Mathematics by Jeffrey A. Zilahy

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“What did the number zero say to the number eight? ‘Very nice belt.’”  Okay I admit that this is a corny joke.  But did you know that the number zero did not make an appearance in history until the 6th century AD?   In fact, the Chinese didn’t create a symbol for zero until the 13th century.  Anyone who knows me ... Read More »