About David K. Evans

I am the busy little editor of two small websites www.wheretostarttoday.com and www.dajuroka.com. I list bibliographies and publications of authors as well as useful links to the internet. Books are my passion and I like to review as many as I can.

Recent Activity

  • David shared from a Personal Document
    ‘Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?’
    Note: Too right!
  • David shared from Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
    Knowledge is a big subject. Ignorance is bigger. And it is more interesting.
  • David shared from Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
    Pascal once said by way of apology at the end of a long note written to a friend, “I would have been briefer if I’d had more time.
    Note: ME TO!
  • David shared from Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
    One kind of ignorance is willful stupidity; worse than simple stupidity, it is a callow indifference to facts or logic. It shows itself as a stubborn devotion to uninformed opinions, ignoring (same root) contrary ideas, opinions, or data. The ignorant are unaware, unenlightened, uninformed, and surprisingly often occupy elected offices. We can all agree that none of this is good.
    Note: Now that makes me feel good
  • David shared from Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
    “It is very difficult to find a black cat in a dark room,” warns an old proverb. “Especially when there is no cat.”
    Note: Now I understand!
  • David shared from Ignorance: How It Drives Science by Stuart Firestein
    “It is very difficult to find a black cat in a dark room,” warns an old proverb. “Especially when there is no cat.”
    Note: Now I understand!
(Brisbane, Australia)
David K. Evans