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Skepticism and Science or Someone Please Tell Me I Didn’t See a Giant Ape

Skeptic: A person who tends to question or doubt an opinion; one who denies the possibility or does not believe certain ideas; one who purports to think in a more scientific manner than other persons whom the skeptic treats as simpleminded. 390 more words

Update Log - 9/1/14

These update logs are turning into a meta-narrative of sorts, chronicling my development as a writer in the same journal format I use for my fiction. 6,092 more words

Changes

Environment: How social media wiped out the passenger pigeon: An extinction story

In Brief: How the world’s (then) most influential communication technology development sent humans into the wild, and passenger pigeons into oblivion. A lesson to be learned in the secondary pitfalls of digital communication. 202 more words

Environment

The List for August

Plants first spotted blooming during the month of August.

Natives:

  • mistflower
  • flowering spurge
  • thin-leaved sunflower
  • strawberry-tomato (really, that’s what it’s called) fruit only
  • southern agrimony…
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Baby's got blue eyes..

I love the fact that I have blue eyes. I personally think they are very interesting eyes! (not that I am biased…) Depending on my mood or the colours I am wearing, they change. 541 more words

Straightening Out Skeptics on Ockam's Razor

The skeptics often chant their mantra about parsimonious evaluation of data as a conventional method of choosing an answer where conclusive evidence is lacking–the Ockam’s razor test– taking whichever is the simpler answer to the question.  314 more words