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Please take a look. I've avoided talking about the recent election because it seems unlikely that conversations of that nature will be productive. Olbermann does a good job opening up a good-faith conversation here. 

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Anyone can Quantum! Awesome.

Six year old: birds that vibrate don't have to stay in one place all year.

Stars do not burn.
There are many things which emit light and heat but do not burn. In fact, you're looking at one right now.

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Hi all. I'm a computer scientist by training, an engineer by profession, a scientist by life, and I dabble in physics and astronomy. Biology skills are conversational, and chemistry is only basic. I'm passionate about science and maths education.

The statement "Quantum Mechanics is strange." comes up in many QM conversions. This is largely counter-productive and should be avoided since it sets a tone of "you can't possibly understand this." This is a public service announcement to remind everyone that they should cringe anytime someone offers a value judgement about a scientific fact, such as "it's weird, it's strange, etc.". It just is. Every time someone gives credence to the idea that Quantum Physics is strange, they are putting up road blocks for understand our even discussing it meaningfully.
To my grandfather, picking up a phone and taking to someone far away was strange. But at some point we get over it and start to have productive progress. To this day, a century after the discovery of quantum effects, it is still introduced to people (even in university physics courses) as nonintuitive and weird. Maybe if people weren't predisposed to blocking their mind from trying to understand these natural phenomenon, were be able to make more progress. Any number of things in classical physics is nonintuitive (e.g. freefalling bodies), but we don't warn students that they'll never understand the material as the prolog to every lesson.
Nature is what it is. You can find it fascinating, you can find it boring, you can find it confusing, but if you search, you will always find it. Let's all please stop discouraging people at the moment they set out on their search for Quantum Reality.

Quantum Mechanics is not strange. This is a public service announcement to remind everyone that they should cringe anytime someone offers a value judgement about a scientific fact, such as "it's weird, it's strange, etc.". It just is. Every time someone gives credence to the idea that Quantum Physics is strange, they are putting up road blocks for understand our even discussing it meaningfully.
To my grandfather, picking up a phone and taking to someone far away was strange. But at some point we get over it and start to have productive progress. To this day, a century after the discovery of quantum effects, it is still introduced to people (even in university physics courses) as nonintuitive and weird. Maybe if people weren't predisposed to blocking their mind from trying to understand these natural phenomenon, were be able to make more progress. Any number of things in classical physics is nonintuitive (e.g. freefalling bodies), but we don't warn students that they'll never understand the material as the prolog to every lesson.
Nature is what it is. You can find it fascinating, you can find it boring, you can find it confusing, but if you search, you will always find it. Let's all please stop discouraging people at the moment they set out on their search for Quantum Reality.

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This cogent and detailed article explores the notion that Donald Trump was entirely right, that the election was "rigged." Not one but five separate sniff tests stink to high heaven. The contortions necessary to wave away the odors are getting amazing. Especially the fact that exit polls only failed to correlate with outcome in states with Republican governors, Republican Secretaries of State and using voting machines built by companies owned by Republican activists. In all other states, the exit polls proved accurate, as they have, historically. Now that's odd.

The writer does not make a bald declaration, only suggesting that it is urgent to investigate. His suggestion that Russia might be a culprit is pungent to picture. But seriously, these cheats have been going on since Gore-Bush and took time to refine.

If Republicans -- even one of them -- were patriots, they'd care about this and want to get to the bottom of it with audits and investigations. But none of them are. Well, almost none.

http://www.billjamesonline.com/fixing_a_presidential_election/
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