Are You Confused? I'm Not Confused. Are You Confused?
I don't really see anything all that confusing about this development.
Is the Earth the same kind of satellite as Neptune?
Is Venus the same as Jupiter?
Ok. Then why are they all called planets? No big deal. I think it's cool that the scientific community has finally decided to do something about satellitic nomeclatura.
Talk about bias though. I dig the toon enough to post it, but my immediate reaction was to get defensive about it's jab at "science". It struck me as being written by some cynical cat who's lacking an understanding of the situation, and just thinks kids should be given the simplest possible explanations available.
The more answers we get, the more questions we have, so that it always gets harder, even as we get better at figurin' it out.
Totally shiftin' gears...
My bro just called with an invite to the Browns -v- Lions preseason matchup down at Cleveland Stadium!
FOOTBALL! You Bet!!!1!1!!
Have a groovin' evenin' folks. I know I will.