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Holger K. von Jouanne-Diedrich
Works at University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg
Attended University of St. Gallen
Lived in Hamburg
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Oh noooo!!! ;-)
 
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Well explained
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...just printing this one out - seems well worth a look!
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Some very interesting thoughts and papers
I enjoyed talking to University of Alabama students this morning about wealth, skill, and luck.  I tried to synthesize a whole lot of research into something meaningful.  Of course, it would not have been possible without rCh...
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It seems that we are moving backwards. Using high-tech computer and animation technology to promote an earth-centered view of the universe. How absurd can this get? What comes next? That Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny are part of a big conspiracy to hide that the earth is supported by a giant turtle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Turtle)? These film makers are insulting our intelligence (even if you happen to have an IQ of around 80)... unbelievable :-(((
 
One aspect of the insane War on Science has been the ironic attempts to enlist scientifically respectable voices to support loony "rebel" beliefs.  Now we hear that eminences like Laurence Krauss, Michio Kaku and Star Trek actress Kate Mulgrew have been either tricked or deceptively clipped in order to appear in a "film" promoting Geocentrism… the notion that the universe revolves around the Earth.

Say what? Does anyone actually think that, let alone spend big money and cheat and steal FaceTime from genuine sages to promote it? This article probes into the matter a bit.  But I'm sure the surface has only been scratched.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/08/300609595/why-physicists-are-in-a-film-promoting-an-earth-centered-universe

This lobotomization brought to you by… well, guess who?
Scientist Lawrence Krauss says clips of him were "mined" to lend credibility to The Principle, a film he describes as "stupid" and "unbelievable."
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I just read a comment(copied below) by +Evan Marshall in conversation with +Kent Burt interestingly enough moments after I saw this picture on Facebook. It's a very fitting response to claims by theists that reason and evidence is not the best tool to use to evaluate supernatural claims. 
No matter how badly you want to believe otherwise, there is no other way to figure out which claims are likely to be true, and which are likely to be false. There is no other way.


"No, Kent, we WOULD NOT just rely on faith.  It isn't ever one or the other.  While I agree that facts exist independent of our beliefs about them, I don't think that one epistemology trumps another categorically where that means to knowledge is useful in exploring.  In other words, I do not use faith and feelings to investigate the natural world, because they flatly are not useful for such a thing.  Likewise, the fact that I use science and empiricism to investigate the natural world doesn't mean that there isn't a supernatural.  It only means that naturalism and science have no context to investigate such a thing. Your suggestion that the supernatural doesn't exist because of this is like suggesting that because a language doesn't have a word for something, that the something then cannot exist."
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  • University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg
    Professor, present
  • Atos
    Executive Director
  • Siemens
    Principal Management Consultant
  • Lufthansa
    Product Manager
  • Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
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Hamburg - Aschaffenburg - St. Gallen - London - Frankfurt - München
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Introduction
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."
Philip K. Dick

"I have always imagined that paradise will be some kind of library"
Jorge Luis Borges

If it seems to good to be true it probably is.
Education
  • University of St. Gallen
    Ph.D. (Dr. oec.)
  • University of Cambridge
    English
  • University of Hamburg
    Business Administration
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March 29
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vonjd