tom sarbeck posted an update in the group Science — the kind that requires evidence and reason. 2 years, 4 months ago
RIP the Standard Model–the Big Bang with Its Many Untested and Untestable Hypotheses
“It’s a mystery to me how comets work at all.”
–Donald Brownlee, principal investigator of NASA’s Stardust Mission
Nothing in the observed Universe has surprised astronomers and astrophysicists more than comets. Their “dirty snowball” hypothesis, for decades the…[Read more]
I am familiar with the work of Bruce Hood. He is highly regarded in his field of science. I have a couple of his books including “SuperSense” above which I consider to be very good. It deals with how our brains can so readily believe in the supernatural.
He discusses how we are evolved to have “magical thinking”. This is because we are pat…[Read more]
Have a great week everyone!!
If religious instruction were not allowed until the child had attained the age of reason, we would be living in a quite different world. Christopher Hitchens.
In America does more education imply less religious belief?
It is now legal in Texas to allow Christians to use their religious privilege to discriminate against the children of other citizens.
Catholics believe the craziest things.
This weeks’ Woo: Advanced Civilizations that have disappeared.
@Jason: In the end it all boils down to “the big Elephant in the room”; race. The thought of some woman, mostly black and Latina, with four or five children getting a free ride while we have to pay is enraging isn’t it? Yeah, no it’s not enraging to me. We’re crying about social programs that take less than 5% ( Chart ) of the nations capital…[Read more]
1. We saved the world a couple of times.
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Volunteers from Ireland, contingents from India and the Carribean etc entered the war to help Europe from nearly the beginning. America entered the war quite late, letting its European allies and trading partners fend for themselves while countless millions died, then at…[Read more]
@Bob – I don’t believe in magic sky zombies. That would be silly.
Of course. You just “believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all worlds; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very G…[Read more]