Now We Learn Homosexuality Is Caused By Ghosts

On the net you can find many sites going under the guise of “religious science.” A better term would be fake science or religious propaganda. They offer up bogus ideas about abortion, evolution, life after death and homosexuality. A funny one I encountered claims to have found ghosts in the brains of homosexual people. These…
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Atheists Of The Past Were Always Right

Before the written word there were religions. Hindus and Buddhists are older than Christianity and origins perhaps predate the written word. Since there have been skeptics and nonbelievers since the beginning of the written word it seems safe to believe they were there prior to it as well. If this is true, the atheists among…
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Who Will Self Driving Cars Choose To Kill

So many right to life religious zealots know, and know absolutely for certain, which lives are more valuable than others. The fetus, starting at one cell, is the most valuable. The mother, not so much. I have to admit to being cynical about right to life zealots. The moral choices of who is sacrificed and…
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Economics: A Little About It

Knowing few will be interested, today is about economics. I taught economics for decades. What I taught were the ideas and conventional wisdom in the field. I liked teaching students microeconomics, macroeconomics not so much. There are constant criticisms of economics by those who say economists’ predictions do not pan out . It seems like…
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The Crash: Required Intolerance Of Catholic Hierarchy And Required Tolerance Of Its Universities

While the same dilemma exists in Protestant denominations and their universities the Catholic size makes for the most interesting study. Religion is based on myth. Universities exist to expose myths. When universities which were started by Christian denominations grow and want to compete with secular ones for grants, students and faculty they need to treat…
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