Christians – The most Persecuted group

The phrase “Persecution of Christians” brings to mind something akin to the above popular image of innocent loving people being tossed to the lions in the arena for the crime of simply holding a Christian belief. Be wary of embracing the myth. Myth? Well yes. Damnatio ad bestias We all carry within our heads a … Read more

Lab-leak is a Conspiracy Theory

Lab-leak is a Conspiracy Theory

The term “Conspiracy Theory” has a very specific meaning. It is not simply a way to dismiss a claim you do not agree with. I’d guess that you are familiar with the term and also have a good grasp on exactly what it means. However, for completeness, let me cite the Wikipedia page on the … Read more

COVID-19 Coronavirus Mythology

What is perhaps inevitable is that when some major event happens, conspiracy theories and myths take off. This is not unique to COVID-19, it happens with any and every major event. It might be tempting to simply roll your eyes and ignore it, but not addressing some of these myths will indeed have consequences. Take … Read more