I am a realist. This makes me, among US academics, unemployable, according to Briggs. Briggs is correct, by the way: the queen of science is theology. Most of the faculty in every department, at most places, is progressive. The balance between progressives and Realists never turns in the direction of Realists. (You know you’re a Continue Reading

Monday 6 May 19

Yes, there was a blogging break on the weekend. We went and visited my mother, who had her 83rd birthday: we did not bring keyboard or laptop, but instead I read books. Real ones: I usually use an e reader. It is good to visit family and celebrate that we are still in this land, Continue Reading