Category Archives: Science

Is Atheism a (Religion/Faith/Belief System/etc)?

I have come across many blogs that have attempted to make the point that atheism, as they see it from their usually theistic view point, is many different things. Not always, but occasionally I will attempt to dispel their misconceptions. … Continue reading

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Roy Zimmerman’s “Creation Science 101″

I’m going back to the “regular” Music Monday today to begin the new year off in the right state of mind… Today’s musician is one who is not all that well known, but should be. What’s funny about war, poverty, … Continue reading

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Boom De Yada!

I saw this video on PZ Meyer’s blog some time back, and figured that I would share it here today, despite it not quite being time yet for a Music Monday. The song is a bit cheesy/childish, but I still … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Moment

In order to “get away” from religion for a few posts, I figured I would do some posts related to information from some of the Skeptical podcasts I have been following, specifically focusing on recent episodes that I found especially … Continue reading

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The Terror of Nuclear Power

Once again, we come to another great podcast episode from Brian Dunning at Skeptoid.com. There are two reasons I am posting this particular episode. First of all, I am a BIG proponent of nuclear power as a long term (or … Continue reading

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Quirkology’s Science Tricks for Parties

They say, whoever the hell they are, you can never have too much of a good thing, and Richard Wiseman is one hell of a good thing… As I’ve mentioned before, “Quirkology has to be the most fun I have … Continue reading

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SUV Phobia

As a former owner of a SUV I have heard from a few of my friends how I was hurting the environment, I should trade it in for a Hybrid, etc… And I actually do agree with them, to a … Continue reading

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Basic Concepts in Science: A List

There has been a lot of talk about Science on this blog, so I felt it was a good idea to give a bit of a primer on various Sciences and Scientific Ideas. There are a few ways I could … Continue reading

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Here Be Dragons: An Introduction to Critical Thinking

Continuing with my occasional motif of posting short introductions to videos I find to be humorous, interesting, though provoking, or just fun, I’m giving my readers a look at a video put out by the host of one of my … Continue reading

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Skeptologists

The folks at New Rule Productions put together a quick teaser trailer for a new TV show, The Skeptologists, which is being pitched to various networks. Do you believe? Then maybe you should watch The Skeptologists. This is the teaser … Continue reading

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A few things I believe “on faith”

I pride myself on not believing much without evidence for my beliefs. For instance, before I would be willing to believe in god, bigfoot, psychics, dowsing, alien abductions, life after death, etc I would require evidence of those claims to … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Moment

Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. Continue reading

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What the BLEEP Do We Know?

I had seen this movie when it first came out in 2004, and at the thought it was interesting, but not good science. Since that time, I have delved into more of the science that this movie pretends to portray, … Continue reading

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Issues and Tactics to Keep in Mind When Debating – Part 4

I have covered two of these topics already, but they came up again in another conversation and I thought I did a good job of explaining it there; so why not update my take on these Issues and Tactics… This … Continue reading

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Homosexual Necrophilia In The Mallard Duck

Now that I have your attention, I am hoping to make a few valid points, before I get into the reason you clicked on this link… First of all, this is a TRUE story, not just a trick to get … Continue reading

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The Believer’s Brain – Vicki Green & Amy Allbright

Well once again I find myself in a debate with a believer, although this time there are two stark differences. The first difference is that I was debating multiple believers (Vicki Green & Amy Allbright) simultaneously (there was a 3rd, … Continue reading

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Super Size Me

Super Size Me, a documentary film by Morgan Spurlock, is a humorous irreverent look at obesity in America. In this film, Spurlock, who’s girlfriend is a vegan, normally eats a very healthy diet including a large amount of vegan food … Continue reading

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The story of creation, according to genesis

In an effort to better examine why the claims of creationists don’t hold up to even the most basic scrutiny, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the two illogical and conflicting creation stories from the … Continue reading

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Ted Turner Interviews Carl Sagan

As a kid growing up in Georgia, just outside Atlanta, in the 80′s Ted Turner was bigger than what most people view Bill Gates as today. He was the embodiment of business and along with Coca Cola and the Braves, … Continue reading

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The Believer’s Brain – Fred Burgess

Another recent encounter with a believer on facebook (I swear I am not trying to engage so many, they just keep running across my path and I hate to see examples of faulty logic or uncritical thought  go unchallenged) has … Continue reading

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