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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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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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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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Skepticism and “Don’t be a Dick”

So earlier this morning, Hayley is a Ghost put up this post called “How it is”. Honestly? It’s a good post. I understand her point of view and get where she’s coming from. It’s just that I’m not 100% sure … Continue reading

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New SI Unit for Measuring Pseudoscientific Bullshit – The Chopra

It was started at Avicenna’s blog A Million Gods. He opened that post with this: Am I the only one who wishes the SI unit for “bullshitting about science” to be measured in Deepak Chopras? And no, he’s not. I … Continue reading

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A Miniseries about NASA

For anyone actually paying attention, it becomes readily obvious that NASA desperately needs more money. Neil deGrasse Tyson (one of my heroes) has tried for a very long time to get the NASA budget increased, but has so far, depressingly, … Continue reading

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Science Will Have all the Answers

I had just finished watching an old Intelligence Squared discussion/debate called “Science Will Have all the Answers” when I originally wrote this. It’s going up about a week later.

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Evidence for a Young Earth…

… Still waiting…

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MY TEACHER DISCOVERED A NEW SPECIES OF CERCOPITHECUS MONKEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hold on a sec. I gotta get over my excitement. This is absolutely fucking awesome! My Introduction to Biological Anthropology teacher at Florida Atlantic University, Professor Kate Detwiler, was part of a team that discovered a new species of monkey … Continue reading

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My Musical Tastes (and Atheism)

Before I start, I’d like to point out that I’m speaking strictly from my experience. Obviously, when you’re making statistical comments, the biggest mistake you could make is extrapolate from your own experience. My experience is statistically worthless, so… Please … Continue reading

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