In a way, being a Mormon prepares you to deal with science fiction, because we live simultaneously in two very different cultures. The result is that we all know what it’s like to be strangers in a strange land. It’s not just a coincidence that there are so many effective Mormon science fiction writers. We don’t regard being an alien as an alien experience. But it also means that we’re not surprised when people don’t understand what we’re saying or what we think.
Oct 31, 2013
It is a law of nature that everything run by the government will get more expensive and worse over time. Everything run by the private sector will get better and cheaper over time. The fact that [Obamacare] starts this badly does not bode well….We want healthcare run on the same system that gave us cell phones, flat screens, Jerry Garcia chia pets. Everything you submit to the free market…keeps getting better and better.
Oct 21, 2013
We followed the law. We follow our policies, we self-report, we identify problems, we fix them. And I think we do a great job. And we do, I think, more to protect people’s civil liberties and privacy than they’ll ever know.
Oct 12, 2013
As far as the Affordable Care Act, as I call it, the fact is that, yes, what has happened is unacceptable in terms of the glitches.
Oct 20, 2013
You see, there is this misconception that scientific progress is some sort of direct march to the truth. Nothing really can be further from the truth. Scientific progress goes in a zigzag path. Lots of blind alleys, lots of false starts.
Sep 04, 2013
All lives have equal value. And so you say, ‘why do poor children die when other children don’t? Why do some people have enough nutrition or reasonable toilets and other people don’t?’ So those basic needs that, through innovation, actually it’s very affordable to bring them...to everyone.
Feb 18, 2013
Kids at school do not need Internet access. That means, Obama’s plan for government spending money for it is a waste. The Internet is for adults, and no kid should ever have Internet access without parental supervision. It’s a wild and dangerous world online.
Jun 08, 2013
I want to respond personally to the outrageous press reports about PRISM. Facebook is not and has never been part of any program to give the US or any other government direct access to our servers.
Jun 07, 2013