It’s no secret that I am trying to appeal to two disparate groups with this blog. I’m probably not the only person in the world who is into both old cars and skepticism, but I haven’t met many others of my kind out there.
My hope is that people already into science and skepticism may come here and gain some insight into the car culture world, and why we do what we do. I also hope that people who come here for the cars might pick up an interest in science education and critical thinking tools. It’s the latter group that I am writing this post for: The gear heads.
I am proudly a geek. I wear that badge with honour. Many (if not most) of my science minded colleagues at comic book shows, sci-fi conventions and skepticism conferences also proudly wave their geek flag. I’m also a bit of a nerd, but that’s not something I’m quite as proud about. What’s the difference? Aren’t nerds, geeks, dorks and dweebs all the same thing? Well, Mr./Ms. Car Show Rock Star, would you say a push-rod V8 and an overhead cam engine are the same thing? No. No you would not. Click the link and let’s start with this: