Science is wrong!

Every religion says it is the right one, and there is no way that they can all be correct. In fact, I’d go so far to say that they are all wrong. But… science is wrong too. (!?) In science and other practices that view and measure the natural world people readily admit that they have only some of the answers to the mysteries of the universe. When new information presents itself, that information is added to the knowledge already...

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It’s the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)

Further to my post about May 21 being the Rapture according to Harold Camping, I have a few more points to make about the whole idea of apocalypse fear and the damage it can do. According to the website What’s The Harm, which is dedicated to “make a point about the danger of not thinking critically” there have been numerous people who have either been killed or injured because of fear of the apocalypse in its various...

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May 21 is the Rapture

May 21 is Judgement Day. It’s been conclusively proven by Harold Camping using mathematics. That’s right, mathematics. In fact, anyone who disputes his word is obviously blinded to the truth of the bible. But I have a few questions. Firstly, when God descends to destroy the world, what will happen to the rest of the universe? I mean, we know that the universe is enormous, larger than we can imagine. We have proof that there are other...

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Pareidolia Search 2

The human brain has been evolving over millions of years to get to the state it is in now. In today’s society, sometimes functions of the brain that were used for survival are now used less and less, yet we still have these functions, like a vestigial tail from times gone by. The phenomenon known as pareidolia may well be caused by one of these functions that, while it is still very useful today for everyday purposes such as recognising...

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Correct me if I’m wrong

No seriously, please correct me if I’m wrong. Being wrong is part of what allows us to learn, so I don’t mind when I am wrong, and when this is pointed out to me, I will stand corrected. This is part of what being open minded is about. Being assertive about ideals has the drawback, for me at least, of emotional reactions and “the gut” getting in the way of reasonable and rational facts. It only ever happens to me in the...

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