From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Carl Schurz

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

We already know all there is to know

Harper appointee John McDougall  President of the National Research Council: “Really the discovery part of everything we’re going to do for the next couple of decades is already discovered. You know the science but you don’t necessarily know what you’re going to do with it.” With a given problem properly framed, “then you can go hunting for the science from the discoveries that have been made, that you can in fact apply to achieve that end.
 Actually, you know that does say everything we need to know.


  1. ...that does say everything we need to know

    About John McDougall. I believe the word is hubris.

    1. Ah yes hubris, an affliction common among today's conservatives