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Number 435

Number 435 07 July 2016 …there is no moral, philosophical, or constitutional basis for the proposition that political majorities are “entitled” to rule simply because they are majorities. Will Hillary Withdraw?...

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Number 434

Number 434 05 July 2016 …if ever we are to attain a final theory in biology, we will surely, surely have to understand the commingling of self-organization and selection. We will have to see that we are the natural...

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Number 433

Number 433 28 June 2016 The decade that has passed since the hysteria surrounding the completion of the Human Genome Project has shown us how little the genetic code tells us about any living organism, and even less about...

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Number 432

Number 413 22 June 2016 If wonder seems idle it is because we associate it with childhood, when we are sometimes lost, as Rilke said, in the “nowhere without no”, oblivious of what is going on around us. Hands UP!...

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Number 431

Number 431 14 June 2016 I do not know why, as the philosophers put it, there is something rather than nothing; why there is anything at all. … Anyone who feels that suns and stars and galaxies could have been spawned out...

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