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  I am compelled to fear that science will be used to promote the power of dominant groups rather than to make men happy.

tagged: science, politics, power
  —Bertrand Russell, Icarus, or the Future of Science (1925).

Archive for October, 2009

take 5 minutes — Congressmember hilariously questioned on Constitution

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Yesterday Rep. Alan Grayson questioned Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia on the meaning of Bills of Attainder, in regards to one of the anti-ACORN bills / amendments floating through Congress. Delightful. I’m linking to it through Glenn Greenwald’s blog, who brought it to my attention, because Greenwald is almost always worth reading.


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