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On Psychics

I grew up in the late-90s and early-00s, during a time when the phenomenon of psychics became all the rage on television. Shows like Crossing Over with John Edwards… 753 more words

Skepticism

This past winter set a global heat record

This map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows vast areas around the world where temperatures from December through February were above average this winter.

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Earth

Book Review: The Unpersuadables by Will Storr

I spent most of the past weekend lazing about reading a book I picked up on impulse. I haven’t done a book review before but I thought I’d give it a shot because I think many atheists and skeptics could benefit from some of the insights in it. 3,003 more words

Book

Reading Reasonable Faith: Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6

This post, unlike all the previous ones, covers four chapters of Reasonable Faith, and will be akin to a quick review rather than an analysis. 536 more words

Atheism

Bearing My Soul This Easter

This post is a little unique and far more personal than my others.  I am writing it in honor of this Easter, which is in celebration of a belief that goes beyond the extraordinary.   1,350 more words

Spirituality

Pascal's Wager

Pascal’s Wager

Pascal proposes that there are two decisions to make; to believe in God, or to not believe in God. If you don’t believe then you are risking damnation, but if you do believe, you have a chance of going to heaven. 237 more words

Philosophy