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  1. I watched this portion of Joe Rogan's interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson. They talk about military footage of UFOs. https://youtu.be/1u0VDFppCI4&t=5m52s Tyson seems to be saying that he's skeptical of the footage because sensors on equipment can provide false data. He uses as an example the incorrect data that caused astronomers to search for planet X when they noticed that Neptune's orbit didn't make sense, only it did make sense, they just had bad data and didn't realize it. I've never been impressed by Tyson's reasoning skills. And I don't follow his logic here either. Ro
  2. I saw this on The Jimmy Dore Show: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Norm Macdonald had a philosophical exchange on Twitter. Tyson basically said that the universe is indifferent to your pain, which is a pretty common sentiment among atheistic scientists and philosophers. But Macdonald, who is a pretty witty comedian, accused Tyson of a logical flaw. He said that since we are all part of the universe, we too would have to be indifferent to people's pain. I suppose the logical flaw Macdonald identified is the fallacy of composition. Essentially, Tyson is saying that since some things in th
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