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The science behind religious beliefs.

Religious beliefs are often revered  across cultures and are often linked to miracles. But can they have scientific reasons behind them ?

For instance -A very common example to highlight from day to day life: when a dog howls or cat cries, we hush them right away from our area.The popular and orthodox beliefs consider these animals to be responsible for inauspicious events such as illness, extreme misfortune or even death in near future. 910 more words

Intelligent Design Exists: A Summary of the General Argument in “Darwin's Black Box”

     

     Everyone knows the story of how life began as a simple cell that formed by chance and gradually evolved into more complex organisms (aka “Macroevolution*”). Everyone also knows the story of how God created life and all the diverse species from nothing. 1,406 more words

Essays

Tianeptine & The Opioid-Addicted Brain

An old medication I’ve researched the hell out of, that seems REALLY valuable somehow, even if it wasn’t quite explainable in its mechanisms (and really unavailable in AU now), has involvement in the opioid system in the brain… The same area of the brain that I found my research was pointing to (with big neon flashing arrows, too) as the real centre of mood, motivation and basically human behaviour rather than serotonin/dopamine/norepinephrine as has been claimed – and an area that they’ve found is one of the most intensely protected by the blood-brain barrier (no wonder if it’s mission control, I think)… Not just that, but IT CAN TALK TO MU! 211 more words

Scientific Theories

Astronomers Theorize: Earth's near twin helped make the moon!

But solving one puzzle of lunar origins has raised another linked to the abundances of tungsten in the primordial bodies…

It’s beginning to appear the  267 more words

The View From The Tower

Senate Bill 74

Repeals the Louisiana Science Education Act.

Filed By: Sen. Karen Carter PetersonEmail

Abstract:

Present law, the “Louisiana Science Education Act”, requires BESE, upon request of a local school board, to allow and assist teachers, principals, and other school administrators to create and foster an environment within public elementary and secondary schools that promotes critical thinking skills, logical analysis, and open and objective discussion of scientific theories being studied including evolution, the origins of life, global warming, and human cloning. 212 more words

Democrats

God is Out There

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.

Jane Wagner, writer of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, as performed by Lily Tomlin. 323 more words

Life Lessons

Fossil fuels, Climate change and Science

Fossil fuels

In mid-1900, assumptions arose based on fossil fuel depletion due to correlation between fossil fuel reserves and consumption emerging from growing population. Assumptions were made with regard to on-hand fossil fuel count and predictions of depletion. 1,415 more words

Climate Change