It is no doubt a good thing that we hear of scientific fraud, academic plagiarism and medical malpractice in the name of research, but we would do well to remember that these are just sophisticated names for the eternal crimes of theft and assault. Can we really hope for better science if we can’t hope for better people?
Seeing how people in the past imagined their future that is now our present is always entertaining and sometimes informative.
… but it doesn’t look like this!
The rationale for defending atheism should be one’s faith in the principal of equality before the law and the standards of behaviour that follow rationally from it.
William Heath’s satirical engravings show how application of intellect simply tends to replace old problems with new ones.