One Percent

The work on this page is inspired by the human capacity for misguided certainty and self-delusion.

A perfect example is encapsulated in former V.P. Dick Cheney's One Percent Doctrine, that went something like this: Even if there's just a one percent chance of the unimaginable coming due, act as if it is a certainty. It's not about 'our analysis,' as Cheney said. It's about 'our response.' …Justified or not, fact based or not, 'our response' is what matters.

Mortuary Flow Chart is a reinterpretation of a 1956 Federal Civil Defense Administration Technical Manual that instructs workers where to take casualties after a nuclear "event".

A perfect Description of the Celestial Orbes (According to the Most Recent Doctrines of I.D.) refers to fundamentalist religious and political attacks on science using the dogma of Intelligent Design.

Apparently nothing has changed since Mark Twain summed it up by stating "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so". Amen.