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Entries from February 2007

Sam Harris’ mysticism

February 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Sam Harris, God Intoxicated Man?. Sam Harris pulled off a remarkable feat with his ‘end of faith’ discourse that sneaks in occult and Buddhist issues. I have called him on it several times here, but, please note, more in gest than criticism, my criticism being the inconsistency of his position. It is however almost better […]

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Tags: Science & Religion

Wallace, ghosts, and falsification

February 21st, 2007 · No Comments

God and Ghosts On the Left: see the original post, but, to walk away with the title minus the ‘god’ part, it is worth recalling the history of Darwinism wherein Wallace the budding spiritualist essentially pointed to the falsification of the Darwinian theory: ghosts are real. But can we prove it? Consider Henry James (read […]

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Tags: Evolution

Sudden Origins

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Pittsburgh professor thinks evolutionary change was rapid

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JFK assassination and design?

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Non-scientific theories have a place in schools But maybe there is a problem with the standard JFK assassination scenario!

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Tags: Evolution

Religious right finished?

February 16th, 2007 · No Comments

The Religious Right’s Era Is Over, from Jim Wallis (author of God’s Politics).

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Tags: Evolution · Science & Religion · The Axial Age