Motherboard has a series of articles entitled “Humans of the Year” in which they profile fascinating people who are passionate and dedicated to something that is really very interesting. They have just published an article all about Britt Hermes and so if you are curious to understand why somebody who once trained as a Naturopath … Read moreMotherboard Humans of the Year – Britt Hermes
The news that has made the 9/11 truthers almost orgasmic with joy is the claim that a credible scientific journal, Europhysics News, has published the results of a study that claims to verify that 9/11 was an inside job. As an example of the various reports, WND (the far right site known to some as WingNutDaily), has this claim … Read moreIs there Scientific Proof that 9/11 was an inside job?
So the news is in fact about the news itself, or to be more precise, is about a decision that has been taken by Associated Press, they have decided that they will no longer deploy the term “skeptic” or “denier” to describe those that reject the current scientific consensus regarding manmade climate change. Their blog explains … Read moreNo more Climate Change Deniers … with a stroke of a pen they are all gone
Here it is … it went down like a storm (yes I was there) … if you are a skeptic, then you need to watch this, he is truly fired up. This is one of the best talks I’ve ever seen at a TAM.
I wrote a brief post the other day entitled “The Climate Change Skeptics are still as crazy as ever“. Yikes … bad move … really bad move on my part …. and so a few folks quite rightly pointed out that this is a highly inappropriate term to use. OK, lets clarify why. There are … Read more“Skeptic” vs “Denier” – I got it wrong … really wrong.
I’ve been having a polite dialog with a true believer, who when asked, cites a series of supernatural claims as justification for his beliefs. His exact words are … …God has proven Himself to me many times in my life. Through miracles,healings,Angelic visitations! Before you ask yes Dave I have seen Angels! Seeing is believing … Read moreThe Power or Prayer … for skeptics