by petermead1posted: 09 Jun 2013
Like some of you, I was brought up in a religious household. In my childhood, I went to church, church camp, youth group, and participated in bible studies, among other church activities. I always had my...
by missbuttonposted: 08 Jun 2013
Could an evolutionary biologist out there settle an argument for me? The other party in this dispute says that Mitochondrial Eve keeps changing because of 'broken lines'. My position is that everyone alive today has...
by UncertaintyBlogposted: 01 Jun 2013
Does anyone have any recommendations for good introductory mathematics books? I'm trying to find something analogous to Richard Feynman's famous lectures on physics, but for math. Haven't thought much about it since high school, but would...
by Stew282posted: 30 May 2013
When confronted with certain arguments, particularly about the Old Testament God, most Christians point out that they do not believe that God would have unruly teenagers stoned to death or that Moses ordered his captains...
by Steven93posted: 25 May 2013
As professor Dawkins labours to raise awareness of the importance of critical thinking and of how religion is a hinderance to it, he raises the interesting point of not labeling children as a 'Christian child' but rather as...
by Cairsleyposted: 22 May 2013
Having read Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett, I am very grateful to the author of this excellent book for setting out what amounts to a promising basis for furthering the understanding of consciousness, which...
Could somebody suggest a definition of pseudoscience? Because, for example, it should not be difficult to explain why homeopathy is a pseudoscience. Just a few basic facts, but they take time. And this approach is...