From the Mindset folks at Beloit College we have the historical perspective of this year’s entering college class.

If the entering college class of 2013 had been more alert back in 1991 when most of them were born

oh c’mon now. 1991? I was …. oh nevermind.

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Greg Laden has an absolutely fantastic post up on “The Falsehoods” in which he observes:

Biology is harder to learn than quantum physics. Why? Because most people think they totally get biology, but everyone knows nobody gets quantum physics. Therefore, any effort to explore quantum physics will result in new learning, but people rarely learn new biology. The bottom line is that our brains are full of biology, which would be good if most of it did not consist of falsehoods.

This is great stuff.

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