-Hey, it seems to work so far:
According to the law, for a system to produce thrust, it has to push something out the other way. The EM Drive doesn’t do this.
Ok…let’s go to Mars faster than planned…but hold on, seasteader types…
How about test-pilots?
Via Jerry Pournelle, Bob Zubrin on the some of those climate change predictions (Romantic roots, Rationalist lights, collectivist beliefs that can veer into the deterministic, anti-capitalist, and radical):
Let’s be a little more realistic about doomsday, shall we?
Fossil fuels actually seem to be greening the planet:
These wouldn’t be the types Theodore Dalrymple might have been discussing?
What are they telling me my moral concerns and actions should be today?:
‘Clearly the example of a transsexual Muslim airline pilot was meant as a reductio ad absurdum and not as a real or actual concern.’
Isaiah Berlin’s negative liberty: From George Monbiot: ‘How Freedom Became Tyranny’