Claim: Photo of a Floating Spirit captured after fatal crash

A couple of days ago Saul Vazquez, a Kentucky truck driver, passed an accident that looked really bad, so he took a picture (see above), posted it to Facebook, and advised all reading it to take care out there. It has been shared 13,295 times, and is also all over the media now. Why? Well, apparently he … Read moreClaim: Photo of a Floating Spirit captured after fatal crash

Would you sell your soul for a cookie?

There is a prevailing religious belief that we all have a soul, but this is simply a historical tradition that came about because our ancestors ran with this idea as a way to explain themselves, the actual empirical evidence for this is exactly zero. The fact that something cannot be detected or measured need not imply … Read moreWould you sell your soul for a cookie?

Top 10 Weirdest Things people believe

Michael Shermer, an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and Editor in Chief of its magazine Skeptic, has a list of the top ten weirdest things that people truly believe, you can find it here. It is of course a topic he will be familiar with, because not only is he a well-know skeptic who … Read moreTop 10 Weirdest Things people believe

Would you sell your soul … for a cookie perhaps?

Did you know that the word “Soul” does not describe anything real? I do hope so. For religious folks it is supposed to be the incorporeal (and immortal) essence of you. There is in fact no consensus, some beliefs claim that only humans have soul’s while others suggest that all biological organisms have souls. There … Read moreWould you sell your soul … for a cookie perhaps?