Category Archives: Science

Mind Boggling Time… November 3, 2019

Numbers, big numbers… are difficult to imagine. In your mind you can imagine ten people standing in a row… maybe a few more, twenty, thirty… but then when you get up to say one hundred, envisioning a hundred people standing … Continue reading

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Global Warming is a Killer… December 16, 2018

In the January/February issue of Skeptical Inquirer Amardeo Sarma founder and chairman of the German skeptics organization GWUP has a short piece that is critical of the new IPCC report on Global Warming. The report is available at 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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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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Who Was Darwin?

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