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This is my writing for a German lesson. Auf dem ersten Blick scheinen Wissenschaft und Religion wie Gegner. Die Wissenschaftler behaupten, dass nur sie endgültige Wahrheiten wissen und dass es Gott nicht gibt. Die Kirche meint, dass man ohne Gott keine Moral finden kann. Allerdings, wenn man die Geschichte genauer betrachtet, sieht man viele Ähnlichkeiten […]

A quote from David Gelernter, America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats) p. 145 “In Summer 2006, at an academic meeting, Harvard’s president Lawrence Summers wondered whether the far larger number of male than female scientists might not reflect some built-in property of most men versus most women. He didn’t […]

A quote from David Gelernter, America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats) “Before the cultural revolution, there were no coed college dormitories with young men and women living in bedrooms on the same flour. Before the cultural revolution, visiting between men and women students on campus was regulated by ‘parietals,’ […]

A quote from Thomas Cahill, Mysteries of the Middle Ages: And the Beginning of the Modern World (Hinges of History) p. 190 “But there was a division even then between Europe north and Europe south. The south – Italy south of Lombardy, the parts of France that spoke Provencal, Spain, Portugal, and (to some extent) […]

A quote from Thomas Cahill, Mysteries of the Middle Ages: And the Beginning of the Modern World (Hinges of History) p. 21-22 “The female body, on the other hand, was very deficient. In her mother’s womb, the female had received insufficient heat, so she was softer, more liquid, underdone. Periodic menstruation proved that she as […]

Quotes from Nancy Marie Brown, The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages p. 129 ‘The error begins with the Italian poet Petrarch, who is known for two things: developing the sonnet, and coining the therm “the Dark Ages”.  Sometimes called the first […]

Quotes from Karl H Pribram, The Form Within: My Point of View p. 8 “A major thrust in our current changing view of humanity has been growing understanding of what our brain does and how it does it.” p. 8 “This revolution has many of the earmarks of the Copernican revolution of earlier times. That […]

A quote from Karl H Pribram, The Form Within: My Point of View p. 386 “As an example in the 1950s, Clark Hull, professor of psychology at Yale University, tried to build an efficient causal input-output, behaviorist theory that would encompass the works of Pavlov, Freud and Thorndike. Hull developed equations in which the terms […]