Category Archives: Science and Society

Ken Ring and Deb Webber, Psychics extraordinaire

Oh dear, Sensing Murder psychic, Deb Webber says she predicted the last Christchurch earthquake and another much worse is on the way. (Well not actually predicted in public words because she didnt want to frighten anyone) but in general terms … Continue reading

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THE RELIGION OF ANTHROPOGENIC GLOBAL WARMING

A new guest article: the author can be contacted at  dave@cultureandreligion The theory of Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) is simply: the increasing amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) generated by human manufacturing, transportation and heating activities is causing increasing temperatures around … Continue reading

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A new article: YOUR ASTROLOGY DEFENSE KIT by Andrew Fraknoi

A new article : YOUR ASTROLOGY DEFENSE KIT by Andrew Fraknoi has be republished  with permission in our guest section Sometimes, when astronomers or astronomy hobbyists tell someone about their interest in the heavens, they quickly get drawn into a debate … Continue reading

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New Article on Climate Change

A new article : A CASE AGAINST PRECIPITOUS CLIMATE ACTION by PROFESSOR RICHARD LINDZEN

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THE UNEASY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN THE US

The Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Eckland, talking to a recent AAAS gathering on December 15  has suggested on the basis of a survey and subsequent interviews  she conducted amongst approximately 1700 natural and social scientists in the US that … Continue reading

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TEACHING EVOLUTION TO THE ALIENATED

Presenting the evidence just isn’t enough (From a talk given some time back shortly before retirement from the position of Head of Science at a Local High School) Bill Peddie In his book Unpopular Essays, Bertrand Russell claimed that although … Continue reading

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NOT QUITE FULLY HUMAN

Do we see others as fully human? In a recent article in the New Scientist, Survival of the  Suspicious, (New Scientist 27 November 2010) Douglas Fox reviews what the evidence tells us about the tendency to assign human traits, to … Continue reading

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