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Black Swans, Frankenfoods and Disaster Fairy Tales
Bloomberg View

Black Swans, Frankenfoods and Disaster Fairy Tales

The 17th-century French mathematician Blaise Pascal had what he thought was a great reason to believe in God -- it's all about expected utility. If you believe in God and God turns out not to be real, it's not so bad. But if you deny God and it ... Bloomberg View, 2 months ago

French University Researchers Challenge EU on their Knowledge of Oxo-biodegradable Plastics

The EU has been challenged on its lack of understanding of oxo-biodegradable plastic by a scientific team from Blaise Pascal University, one of France's leading research centres for degradable plastics, in a briefing paper just published. The team ...
 SpecialChem Polymer Additives2 months ago
Jerusalem Post

The secret of Jewish survival

Blaise Pascal, French theologian and philosopher, wrote at length about the marvel of Jewish survival. Powerful kings have tried to destroy them, yet the Jews survived whereas the nations of Greece, Italy, Athens and Rome have long perished. It is ...
 Jerusalem Post2 months ago
Global Advisors

Delivering Higher Value Care Means Spending More Time with Patients

I would have written a shorter letter but did not have the time, Blaise Pascal, the 17 th century French mathematician and philosopher, once apologized. Unfortunately, the same problem often arises when physicians manage the care of patients with ...
 Global Advisors1 month ago

Liberty, equality, fraternity: Values of the Republic and the reality

Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (second right) poses with students for a selfie during a visit to the Blaise Pascal vocational school January 16, 2015, where a student was attacked by three other students after showing support for victims ...
 Malay Mail1 week ago

Writing crisper copy highlighting, lowlighting and Blaise Pascal

What colour is your favourite highlighter pen? Green? Yellow? Orange? Pink? Mine's black. Ill tell you why… But first: some words from Blaise Pascal. In 1656, Pascal French philospher, inventor, physicist and all-round busy man wrote in ...
 CIPR3 weeks ago

Multimetallic Catalysis Based on Heterometallic Complexes and Clusters

Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination (UMR 7177 CNRS), Institut Le Bel - Université de Strasbourg , 4, rue Blaise Pascal F-67081, Strasbourg, France Chem. Rev. , Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/cr500208k Publication Date (Web): December 29, 2014 ...
 Chemical Reviews1 month ago

Searching for Transcendence: A Report

As far as I can tell, human beings seek transcendence. One of my favorite authors, the twentieth century Oxford and Cambridge literature professor C. S. Lewis (full disclosure: I just wrote a book about him), offered this simple, logically ...
 Huffington Post10 hours ago
Embassy Magazine

A woman's faith

Did you hear about the agnostic dyslexic insomniac? She lay awake all night wondering if there was a Dog. But she's a pretty rare bird. According to a large survey carried out in the United Kingdom by David Voas of the University of Essex, more ...
 Embassy Magazine1 day ago
Peace Country Sun

Belief in a God likely related to control in life

With religion at the centre of much of world news of late, it's interesting to explore the rate of belief around the world. According to a large survey carried out in the United Kingdom by Prof. David Voas of the University of Essex, more than ...
 Peace Country Sun2 days ago Religion's Smart People Problem: The Shaky Intellectual Foundation for Belief  AlterNet.org1 month ago
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