Category Archives: Science

Formaldehyde Found in Electronic Cigarettes? E-Cigs, Science, Regulation, and Me (Updated)

Time for yet another confession. I’m a nicotine addict. Unfortunately I’m not kidding. It first started when I was 15, but I did give it up (for a time), when I discovered that my mom was allergic. However, I was … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice vs Pro-Life

The woman has the right to choose 100% of the time. Always. And that’s it. There is nothing to argue. Women’s rights are never.. and I mean NEVER… up for debate. Get over it.

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When is Sleep Paralysis not Sleep Paralysis?

I wake up. Everything seems normal, though something doesn’t quite feel right. I’m in my dorm, in my overly-messy room. My roommate is in the main room watching TV. My phone, which is currently on an app called Rest M.P., … Continue reading

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Why?

Again… I’m going to be a fascist, censoring dictator on this post. Be damn well careful how you comment. I don’t even want debate on it. Is that that clear? No? Then I’ll just ban you. Also, trigger warning for … Continue reading

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Nature is Not a Cultural Construct

As many of you know, I’m studying Anthropology in school. I’m moving more and more towards the Evolutionary Biology/Primatology angle because I’m looking for a potential evolutionary explanation for fanaticism. Part of taking Anthropology at Florida Atlantic University entails taking … Continue reading

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Actually, I’m Very Happy, Thanks

So I’ve been participating in the comments of a blog post by BJ called “An Open Letter To Those Who Doubt or Deny God“. Recently, a Christian named Marc responded to one of my posts. So I responded. Then he responded … Continue reading

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Response to “Investigating Atheism”

Over on News24, BornAgain_Believer posted a series of questions called “Investigating Atheism“. I want to start out by noting, however, that these questions are loaded and have a lot of assumptions that are simply incorrect, at least for me. My … Continue reading

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