Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Martin Gardner on Cheating


Electrons and gerbils don't cheat. People do.


In "Science: Why I Am Not A Paranormalist", "The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener" (1983). Martin Gardner (1914–2010) was an American popular mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll and G.K. Chesterton), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion.

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