Sunday, February 19, 2006
...is a good (and addictive!) way to get people to understand logic at a nonverbal level. That's why the Sudoku craze sweeping the nation is a Good Thing. In order to encourage it, here's a link to an online Sudoku page. Please pass it on, especially to your conservative friends. Maybe if they suddenly developed logical skills, it might help them to back away from their Bush-worship. [UPDATE: Yeah, yeah, a lot will resist 'cuz it's Japanese. This is where you tell them that Sudoku was actually invented by an American, who called it Number Place.]
I wish more people would study basic statistics so they would be immune from the constant nonsense of things like the constant polls to find out what the publics opinion about science issues is. Just the idea of having an uninformed opinion about science drives me to the point of irrationality.
It has new puzzles every day at five difficulty levels, a choice of three grid sizes, and it can provide hints and step-by-step solutions.
What political persuasion do you think fans of this puzzle are: Samurai Sudoku?
More blogs about politics.