To Shakespeare, all the world was a stage. To natural philosophers of Newton’s era, it was a mechanical clock. Physicists of the 19th century viewed reality more like a steam engine. Today a fair number of scientists regard nature as a computer.
Los buenos científicos son los seres más escrupulosos del planeta. Cuando por mínimo que sea algún detalle no termina de encajar en sus teorías, enseguida dudan que su hipótesis podría estar equivocada.
There is immense concern about economic inequality, both among the scholarly community and in the general public, and many insist that equality is an important social goal. However, when people are asked about the ideal distribution of wealth in their country, they actually prefer unequal societies.
Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. By Paul Bloom. Ecco; 304 pages; $26.99. Bodley Head; 290 pages; £18.99. IN an age of partisan divides it has become popular to assert that the wounds of the world would heal if only people made the effort to empathise more with each other.
Psychologist Michal Kosinski developed a method to analyze people in minute detail based on their Facebook activity.
There seems to have been quite a bit of misunderstanding stirred up by this article, so please read this disclaimer: this analysis makes absolutely no value judgements about how attractive men & women in SF are, or how attractive they should feel.