Day: March 7, 2024

No Borders: Higher Education Enables Illegal Immigration

Last month, Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student at the University of Georgia (UGA), was fatally beaten by an illegal immigrant from Venezuela. As expected, the left quickly came to defend the status of what they refer to as “undocumented migrants”—though “illegal” is the accurate term. Janet Frick, a professor at UGA, took to X […]

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Minding the Sciences—Wicked Science and Understanding Climate Change: Uncertainty, Risk, and Pragmatics

Wicked problems need wicked science to, minimally, frame what is puzzling. Wickedness is not a moral judgment. Instead, it is tied to the limits of knowing—when rationality is encumbered by ambiguity and uncertainty and when control over the variables is limited or currently impossible. Predictions that emerge from modeling, especially those that reach decades into […]

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