Month: February 2016

Debunking psdeudoscience

The Problem With “Christian Values”

The Problem With “Christian Values”   ‘Christian values’, are completely subjective as one ‘Christian’s values’ are completely different than another’s ‘Christian values’, which begs the question, what is the definition of ‘Christian values’ when Christians can’t even agree on what they believe is the correct set of values. Or view here https://youtu.be/703ZJSzyyOA If your morals and…
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Responses to Popular Anti-GMO Arguments & Rhetoric

Responses to Popular Anti-GMO Arguments & Rhetoric     The typical rhetoric from the anti-GMO crowd can range anywhere from harmless, benign questions to malignant, ignorant claims based on complete scientific illiteracy. There are hundreds of questions, concerns, and claims from the anti-GMO movement, some more legitimate than others, but I will only be addressing a…
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One atheist’s view on eating meat

One atheist’s view on eating meat   When it comes to a topic like eating meat, you have to be able to separate what is viewed as food and what is not. We evolved as being omnivores, meaning we hunted for our food when the opportunity arose. We share many aspects with predators, forward facing eyes for…
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The Wolfe Howls Nonsense

A plea to think. When it comes to whole cloth nonsense, one can think of few better examples than David Wolfe. His fear mongering pseudoscience dupes people into believing the most outrageous of claims. It is scary to think that a man who actually believes that without salt being in water it would just ‘float…
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Logic, reason and pseudscientific nonsense

Logic, reason and pseudscientific nonsense Originally published on www.answers-in-reason.com as Logic, reason and pseudscience The tripartite definition of knowledge states that propositional knowledge , i.e. knowledge that p , has three individually necessary and jointly sufficient conditions: justification, truth and belief. In short, propositional knowledge is justified true belief. The belief condition requires that anyone who knows…
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A possible link between the ultra religious and low IQ’s

A possible link between the ultra religious and low IQ’s A study from 2013 A study from Gallup Polling found religiousness across the U.S. in 2013 remained similar to previous years. With 61% of its residents classified as very religious, Mississippi held on to its position as the most religious state. % of Population With…
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Facts are Facts!

  Facts are Facts! When the facts and evidence contradicts ones beliefs then you need to change your beliefs because facts are facts regardless of what you believe. -Fact: We evolved from a common ancestor that we share with other great apes. Evidence: Fossils found in Africa and DNA studies have consistently shown us this…
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Religion’s abuse of the mentally ill

  Religion’s abuse of the mentally ill There has always been a stigma attached to mental illness and conditions such as epilepsy, which cause alarming seizures in otherwise healthy individuals. When society did not understand the cause of conditions that science has learned to identify and treat, people turned to religion to cope, and the…
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Beagle’s Plea For Reason

Beagle’s Plea For Reason It barely needs stating, but I will say it anyway. The person that chooses not to vaccinate their child is a selfish, narcissistic creature with no regard for others. They don’t care if their child falls ill because they are convinced that a potentially devastating disease is somehow better than the…
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The Closet Atheist

The Closet Atheist Going to work and doing the normal routine comes simple for some people. They socialize, enjoy time with friends and try to live out their normal routine. For other people, life is a little more complex, and for some, live in the shadow of fear. In the religious world people are free…
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