Category Archives: Science and science fiction

Insufficient Information … February 26, 2017

Arguments about the nature of the Universe… is it caused, uncaused? Does the Universe have a beginning or has it always existed? There are arguments for any of these positions. Biased arguments are presented by theists. Those arguments always include … Continue reading

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Whose Goo Got You?

We should have suspected something, there were plenty of clues. Trees, vegetation, animals, all were clues we should have seen. Trees would disappear overnight. A forest would disintegrate as Rangers watched. Howling from the forests was heard world wide as … Continue reading

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The Aliens Are Here Already, Get Over It… January 17, 2016

Many people have seen UFOs. I have. The question of the existence of UFOs then seems a given, they exist, what is known is what they are, if some agency is guiding them, if being guided… who is doing the … Continue reading

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Circumcision… The Mutilation of Male Offspring……….. October 6, 2014

Circumcision… Why the controversy? Circumcision was common but not all encompassing among ancient Semitic peoples. The reasons for it are not known with solidity. Many think it began as a religious rite or rite of passage for boys into adulthood. … Continue reading

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Stinkin’ Birds… They Were the Ancestors of Stinkin’ Birds

How did evolution produce birds? From an article in Reuters it seems dinosaurs were the result of “shrinking” a dinosaur for 50 million years. A recent story, source not known, reported that feathers have been a more common feature of … Continue reading

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MJ–Touted as Cure-all … March 03, 2014

Various postings I have seen on Facebook have asserted, actually asserted, health benefits in smoking Marijuana. It is, I admit, a proven fact that marijuana can inhibit pain in some suffering individuals, but, they need not smoke it. Some of … Continue reading

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Tiny Bubbles or Where No One Has Thought Before … November 18, 2013

At first the ancient peoples were content with the world. It seemed very roomy, immensely large. Though some remained convinced that it was flat and that the sun circled the world and went under it at night, many thought it … Continue reading

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In This World, We Are, But Perhaps Not of It … October 21, 2013

Abiogenesis, the creation of life from non-living materials, is presently undergoing much scientific work. It is my understanding that presently scientists have been able to: manufacture the amino acids necessary produce RNA Cell walls They have yet to produce a … Continue reading

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Do You Really Know Anything, Anything At All? … October 16, 2013

Accept 1. to take or receive (something offered); receive with approval or favor: to accept a present; to accept a proposal. 2. to agree or consent to; accede to: to accept a treaty; to accept an apology. 3. to respond … Continue reading

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The Law of No Free Will … August 28, 2013

The year was 2024 and by proclamation it was publicly declared that free will did not exist. Legislatures everywhere had been convinced by numerous well-meaning but ultimately ignorant philosophers and others that no one could be held responsible for any … Continue reading

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