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The Face of Delusion

It’s easy to imagine there is some important difference between reasonable people and participants in the delusions we notice in the world around us. There must be something in our own nature, some clarity of thought, which defends against… 1,079 more words

Religion

Mud Wrestling with the Food Babe

I could make a living doing this. It’s so easy. Vani Hari says something, I (or anyone) say why it’s wrong, she has a hissy fit and says more wrong things, and the cycle continues forever. 742 more words

Skepticism

Why Veganism Is More Virtuous Than The Vatican!

My students were recently asked to design a diet plan for a vegan athlete; they had to pay specific attention to the athlete’s protein requirements, ensuring these requirements were met, despite the diet being void of meat, fish and dairy. 483 more words

Skepticism

John Hagee Repeats His "Blood Moon" Errors--On Film

With a beautiful total lunar eclipse on slate for Saturday, April 4, old earth creationist John Hagee has resurfaced with revived claims of prophecies in the skies.  865 more words

Skepticism

Olaf Müller: Gehirn im Tank

Olaf Müller: Gehirn im Tank

“Seit den Matrix-Filmen streiten sich Informatiker und Laien, ob alle unsere Erlebnisse und Eindrücke der Welt vollständig auf Computersimulation beruhen könnten.

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Papers

Certain Doubts

Certain Doubts

Certain Doubts, a blog devoted to matters epistemic, began on June 9, 2004. The blog was originally sponsored by the University of Missouri when its administrator Jonathan L. 98 more words

Epistemology