Daily Archives: September 26, 2011

Less Wrong

Great website I just discovered called Less Wrong and dedicated to refining the art of human rationality at: http://lesswrong.com/promoted/      

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Happy Petrov Day to All Our Readers and Thanks to You Stanislav!

Today is Petrov Day named in honor of Colonel Stanislav Petrov of the Soviet nuclear missile forces, who on September 26th. 1983 prevented nuclear war by refusing to believe what proved to be false radar images of a US nuclear … Continue reading

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Henry Metelman (1922-2011): Salvation is Possible

I was interested to read this obituary in today’s UK conservative Daily Telegraph on Henry Metelman a fervent Nazi who saw the light and became a peace activist after the war.  In 1991 he published a painfully honest memoir of … Continue reading

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