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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Saint Patrick, Historical Jerk?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! This is the day we celebrate Irishness by drinking green beer, wearing green clothes, and vomiting green vomit. I’ve never much cared about St. Patrick’s day, but there’s a pretty sizable Irish population in my area, so I tend to be surrounded by people who actually do care about it. However, […]

So, what the hell is Occam’s Panda?

Obviously, “Occam’s Panda” is theĀ  name of this blog. But it’s also my shorthand for the manner of thinking that leads people to develop conspiracy theories. The name is obviously a play on Occam’s razor, which in its most simple form posits that the simplest or most parsimonious explanation for something is likely to be […]