November 28, 2015
A person may be able to learn alone, but s/he can never teach alone.
November 5, 2015
Rationality, I think, requires us to accept that there may be no rational justification for some of our most fundamental behaviour.
October 25, 2015
In sharp contrast to most undergraduate classes, everyone present wanted to be in the classroom and was very eager to engage with the ideas I presented.
August 19, 2015
Our democracy will be restored only when our Members of Parliament exercise their political independence and free themselves from the dominance of unelected party staff and insiders.
August 10, 2015
The Liberals have not learned the lesson of their political exile. Let’s leave them there until they do. On October 19th, let’s vote for meaningful change in Ottawa.
July 29, 2015
This shift in perspective is motivated by cutting edge research and the intuition that the mere fact of criminality is a reliable sign that there is something wrong with the brain, even if we can’t yet detect, measure, or cure it.
July 2, 2015
The whole notion of free will may be an intellectual spandrel best explained by our intellectual history rather than our biology. Our notion of free will might be as fanciful and unnecessary as the idea of God that spawned it.