the daily howler
musings on the mainstream "press corps" and the american discourse
A SIMPLE CONCEPT: "A simple concept," Isaacson says!
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021 After that, conceptual chaos: Has anyone ever been able to make Einstein's universe understandable for the gener...
PITFALLS: "Mommy, the trees appear to be moving!"
FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2021 In search of clear, cogent speech: Some aspects of Einstein's universe are easy to describe. In that sense, and t...
The facts, as dispensed to the two warring tribes!
THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021 The power of vaccination: Is there a good way out of this mess? We're not sure there is. We've become a na...
PITFALLS: As seen in Planet of the Apes!
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021 Very, very hard to explain, but easy to "envision:" Many parts of Einstein's universe are hard to un...
PITFALLS: Some parts of Einstein really are easy!
TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 Most parts pretty much aren't: Kurt Gödel has often been called "the greatest logician since Aristotle.&qu...
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