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Hanlon's Razor and the Flying Spaghetti Monster

The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is an allegedly satirical religion which encourages its members to show their commitment to the values of logic and rationality by wearing  colanders on their heads. 2,485 more words

Innate Deceiver

Daily Telegraph on the peril of Universal Medicine cult doctors

UniMed cult doctors portray their religious belief in Serge Benhayon’s occult nonsense as medical opinions, promote quackery, and financially and psychologically exploit patients by recruiting to his New Age scam. 1,430 more words

Cults

Magic Beans

It all started this week with dimples.  This week I came across these photos demonstrating an early invention for creating dimples on the cheeks.  I had a fleeting moment where I thought, “well we’ve come a long way since then.”  After a little searching around, I realized that women used to even undergo surgery to create dimples on the face.  548 more words

SkepSun #106 (08_31_2014)

On this week’s Skeptical Sunday: superstition in Africa and one man trying to do something about it. Award-winning human rights activist Leo Igwe describes how witchcraft accusations are used to prey upon the most vulnerable in African societies on the Reasonable Doubts podcast. 202 more words

It isn't Magic

The longer I journey with God on planet Earth, the less I believe in magic.

In fact, I will go so far as to say magic, far more than skepticism, is the enemy of all true faith. 569 more words

Humble Musings On Today's Culture

Calm after the storm

I have been feeling calmer since the last post. Almost like that panic attack was the release of pent up anxiety I needed. The info I blogged was good for my therapist to have – provided some insight. 305 more words