One Day Late!

I missed St. Patrick’s Day for these. Dangit! An Irishman arrived at J.F.K. Airport and wandered around the terminal with tears streaming down his cheeks. An airline employee asked him if he was already homesick. “No,” replied the Irishman “I’ve lost all me luggage!” “How’d that happen?” “The cork fell out!” said the Irishman. An…

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Sugar < Fat

The momentum that drives human knowledge results in casualties of truth and the end of truly outstanding scientists’ careers. In health sciences, we have grasped the food pyramid, based on psuedoscientific nonsense, for decades. At least since 1972, one scientist has been arguing that sugars, including complex sugars in carbohydrates, are much worse for us…

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The Big Bang, Revisited

Recent findings at Harvard may prove the Big Bang much more likely than ever before. Something to do with gravity waves. Until that news is out, here is a refresher on the BB:

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The Atheist God-of-the-Gaps

In recent discussions about naturalism and evolution, I find this short post to be so true: The Christian theist is often accused of arguing for the “God of the Gaps” when invoking God as an explanation. It’s important to understand that this is actually a complete misrepresentation of what the theist should be arguing. Theists…

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Rise Above Tribalism

The Asch Conformity Experiments showed our tendency to avoid upsetting the apple cart by having opinions of our own that are distinct from those around us. Scientists speculate this type of conformity is developed when students are young, and when peer pressure is exerted on kids without any interference, it will have serious implications in…

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Gödel, the Wizard

Your lecture of the week this week is about Kurt Gödel, the greatest mathematician ever to have lived. In three parts, the following is an examination of some of his most incredible findings. If you are interested in logic or how human beings think, don’t miss it. If you need a followup implicating philosophy, we…

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