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ANDREW LEVINE – Team Clinton: Fools, Damn Fools and Democrats

Kinds of Fools The “ontological argument,” a mainstay of introductory philosophy courses, purports to establish the rationality of belief in God on the grounds that to deny God’s existence is to make a logical mistake – because “God cannot be conceived so as not to exist.” The argument’s flaws are well known; but, even apart from that, hardly anyone has …

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WHAT IF THE 5 SENSES ARE REALLY JUST 1?

Ask even the youngest schoolchild how many senses we have and she’ll tell you five: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. Neuroscientist Don Katz thinks this might be wrong. The correct answer, he says, will most likely turn out to be one. For nearly a decade, Katz, an associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University, has been investigating the interconnection …