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Debunked: Astrology and Horoscopes

via RELATIVELY INTERESTING

Over 2300 years ago, the Babylonians came up with the idea that the gods lived among the stars and other celestial objects, and were able to impose their will on humanity by controlling the destinies of individuals and nations alike.  728 more words

Human Perception

It Was Never Real

Churches that emphasize changing the world are little more than political institutions.

Such churches have chosen to participate in God’s cattle-herding of those oblivious to His will. 631 more words

Religion

Depth perception

We showed with Mark Wexler that eye movements are related to the perceived depth observed in a scene. It is interesting to speculate about the reason of this saccade, that is always oriented in the tilt direction. 31 more words

Subjective Validation

via Skepdic.com

Subjective validation is the process of validating words, initials, statements, or signs as accurate because one is able to find them personally meaningful and significant. 565 more words

Educational

How Long Will a Lie Last? New Study Finds That False Memories Linger for Years

By Kyle Hill via Scientific American Blog Network

True memories fade and false ones appear.

Each time we recall something, the memory is imperfectly re-stitched by our brains. 347 more words

Educational

Destiny's Baloney

Brother Jay and I are chatting about something in the background: The Western concept of destiny is unadulterated nonsense.

First, we have to deal with the impossible notion that God is not bound by the past as we are in our fallen state. 533 more words

Epistemology

Economics, Markets, And Human Perception

The fundamental rules of economics can always be distilled down to the Law Of Supply And Demand; and the Law Of Supply And Demand is, and always will be, a function of Human perception, first and foremost. 70 more words