Monthly Archives: April 2014

Geocentrism at the Box Office

“He [the pseudo-scientist] has strong compulsions to focus his attacks on the greatest scientists and the best-established theories. When Newton was the outstanding name in physics, eccentric works in that science were violently anti-Newton. Today, with Einstein the father-symbol of … Continue reading

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There Is No Martian Beacon

The art of hunting for anomalies in the thousands of photos released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and then declaring any such supposed anomaly to be indicative of alien intelligence or UFOs has become a cottage industry … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Love Wins” by Rob Bell

I was first introduced to the book I am here reviewing by a cover story in the April 14, 2011 issue of TIME magazine, entitled “What if There’s No Hell?” Now, from my atheistic point of view, this is a … Continue reading

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Heaven is for Suckers: A Review of Todd Burpo’s “Heaven is for Real”

“For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Flight 370: A Skeptic’s Perspective

On March 8, 2014, a Malaysian airline’s Boeing 777 passenger aircraft suddenly disappeared from air traffic radar screens while on a midnight flight outbound from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members … Continue reading

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