One basic principle of computer modeling is “garbage in, garbage out”. In other words, you can’t model phenomena you don’t understand. Nonetheless, politicians often use bad models to give a veneer of legitimacy to weak ideas. Climate policy is essentially a debate over models. The general circulation models used to evaluate climate are unable to
What happens when we confuse social power with social justice? A trampling of any reasonable definition of fairness, as the fallout from an incident at Smith College in Massachusetts, demonstrates. According to reports, in the summer of 2018, a Smith student ate lunch in a campus building left empty when regular classes are not in session. An
Are teachers “too white” to get early, priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine? In a New York Times article Friday, several medical professionals suggested that decisions over distributing the limited doses of COVID-19 vaccines are not based on the most efficient way to prevent deaths, but on consideration of social justice. For example, older Americans
David McNabb kicks off the Creation Corner series by interviewing Dr. Kevin Anderson of the Creation Research Society about creation and social justice.
Point: The NFL Can’t Avoid Politics Even If It Wants To Brian Wakamo | InsideSources.com The NFL season is approaching, and it arrives into a much different world than the one in which the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl. In the long months since, a pandemic has killed more than 180,000 people in America,
Arizona State University has launched a 25-point plan to build the success of the Black community on campus, promising to hire more Black faculty, develop graduate and doctoral fellowships from underserved communities and build a multicultural space – a plan met with measured praise on Thursday. ASU president Michael Crow emailed a list of actions