What is science?


The question of what, exactly, constitutes science lies at the core of the “war” between science and religion. Many in the public arena believe that any technically-oriented analysis of the physical world constitutes science. Creationists, for instance, hold that their notion that the earth and its living things (or even the entire universe) were

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Algebra is essential in a 21st century economy

Andrew Hacker’s New York Times Op-Ed

A few days ago, Andrew Hacker, an author and former Professor of political science at Queens College in New York City, created quite a stir with a New York Times Op-Ed entitled Is Algebra Necessary, where he argues that it is no longer necessary to expect the vast majority

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