Saturday, January 21, 2017

Not Episode 3: Scott and Scurvy

Unfortunately, even though I did in fact record a reading of this essay, the author warned that you must ask permission before reposting his articles. So I asked permission, and he didn't grant it! So I can't release it! It can't be helped.

I recommend the essay anyway. Read it here. I think there are important lessons in it about the fragility of scientific knowledge and the mechanisms by which it might be lost.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Episode 2: The Use of Knowledge In Society

Read the original essay here.

Download the mp3 here.

If, like me, you found the essay incomprehensible during your first few attempts at it, here are some other essays which may shed some light:

Saturday, January 7, 2017