(n) the messy process by which basically irrational hyper-cephalic primates attempt to ask and answer questions about the world in a way that overcomes their own biases and foibles and simultaneously make a living, build a reputation and do the other things highly social primates need to do.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Scientist Poitical Humor
me: Obama has appointed two Berkeley professors. Karen: Who are the Berkeley professors? me: Christina Romer and Steve Chu Karen: Do you know them? me: No, but I know people who know them, which is the square root of as good.
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