TRANSFERRING ANTI-DRUG OPERATIONS TO THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency won’t basically solve the problem — neither the drug problem nor extra-judicial killings or EJK. Why? Because:Continue reading “Drugs and EJKs and cop stories”
“The universe is a pretty big place,” Dr. Ellie Arroway used to say in Contact.
So, if you see nothing but stupidity around you these days—and I don’t mean just in your favorite media (including social media)—it’s good to keep this reminder in mind.
It means that sentient beings and intelligent civilizations continue to exist elsewhere—and I don’t mean we need to look in other star systems beyond Earth. Continue reading “The Universe is a pretty big place, she said”
How to detect fake news?
I think the brouhaha about “detecting fake news” (and the underlying notion of “fake news” itself) is utterly wrong because it teaches people to think in simplistic boxes, in almost black-and-white terms.
Hey people, I’ve got news for you (and it isn’t fake): Continue reading “How to detect fake news?”