Tag Archives: pseudoscience

Nature Is Not A Mother

I found this little gem while on Patheos a while ago and it was in the pagan section of their religious blogs: Are Hurricanes and Wildfires Persons? Respect the Power of Nature. Clunky title, I’ll be the first to admit … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Last night, I called my mother, so I could work on getting a copy of my birth certificate. Now, I did have one of my own but due to circumstances beyond my control, I lost it. Yes, it irritated the … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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Please Tell Me You’re Trolling

According to Shaq, Planet Dirt is flat. I’m not kidding: It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah, it is. Yes, it is. Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you … Continue reading

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An Atheist Reads: Prayer is Good Medicine

What is “An Atheist Reads”? “An Atheist Reads” is where I read something that is religious/spiritual and try to see if it has any scientific merit. In this case, the answer is no.

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I Thought I Knew You

Just a few days ago, I popped onto your Facebook feed. I knew I shouldn’t have; it was a bad idea and I really don’t have much to say to you as it is. But what I saw in your … Continue reading

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