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Is It Pseudoscience or Fake Science?

One of the definitions of "pseudoscience" is that it refers to an idea that is portrayed as if it were a science, but isn't. The word "pse…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

3 on Wednesday
Reply by Joan Denoo

The Big Bang Doesn't Deserve Your Faith. It Also Doesn't Deserve Your Tax Money.

I once heard a Unitarian minister say Unitarianism is for people who haven't kicked the church habit. The Big Bang is for people who haven…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

86 Apr 13
Reply by tom sarbeck

Stephen Hawking. Ordinary Men Would Have Given Up.

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.“ — Stephen Hawking “We have to learn again that scienc…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

1 Apr 9
Reply by tom sarbeck

“...Threats to the Special Place of Humanity Caused Uproar and Resistance”*

The first threat might have been the discovery that the earth was not the center of the universe. Did the first known uproar and resitance…

Started by tom sarbeck

2 Apr 7
Reply by Joan Denoo

Hyper Religiosity, Psychiatry still has no clue.

  I was institutionalized in a psychiatric hospital twice at age fourteen for what was diagnosed as a Major Depression.  The psychologist t…

Started by Compelledunbeliever

4 Jan 21
Reply by Compelledunbeliever

Corporations and profit from gameified hate

Dude, you broke the future! Charlie Stross is a big thinker, connecting technology, economics, and history. His new connections  provoke th…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Jan 6
Reply by Jerry Wesner

'baby picture' of universe

UBC astrophysicist shares $3M prize for 'baby picture' of universe Gary Hinshaw honoured for work on WMAP satellite, which studied unive…

Started by Patricia

6 Dec 13, 2017
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Are we more than fancy computational engines?

Interesting (fairly long) article discussing the premise that the human brain seems to have some capacity for solving non-computable proble…

Started by jay H

18 Nov 10, 2017
Reply by Loren Miller

RIP the Standard Model--the Big Bang with Its Many Untested and Untestable Hypotheses

It's a mystery to me how comets work at all. --Donald Brownlee, principal investigator of NASA's Stardust Mission Nothing in the observed U…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

1 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by tom sarbeck

Top 10 Reasons the Universe is Electric: #3 Cosmic Jets...

To folks who understand electricity, the eleven-minute video below explains one of the reasons the Universe mystifies Big Bangers. https:/…

Started by tom sarbeck

0 Oct 2, 2017

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