SCIENCE is from the Latin for 'knowledge', which philosophically means 'true, justified belief'.

It
informs wisdom, reason and humanism.

This creates a 4-legged worldview within reality that maximizes well-being for individuals and society.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Warning Was Given Over 50 Years Ago, And No Change

"Numerous problems plague politics. For starters, there's too much money, not enough openness, and a current disdain for compromise.

"Complications like these come and go, but there is one that has remained prevalent for decades: Politics is far too unscientific.

"Mind you, I don't mean 'unscientific' for lack of citing studies or funding scientific endeavors (though our elected officials can and should do more of both). I mean 'unscientific' by Carl Sagan's fundamental definition of science, as a 'way of thinking.'"

The Biggest Problem With Politics, According to Richard Feynman

Perhaps "Ranked Choice Voting" is a better way of voting.  Some experts in voting claim that it has many advantages over what the USA generally has today, especially reducing polarization and negative campaigning. Below are two links presenting information regarding it:

http://www.fairvote.org/rcv/#rcvbenefits

http://www.rankedchoicevoting.org/

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