Category: Science

The Only Thing Cured By Homeopathy Is Prosperity

What Is Homeopathy? The first thing that we must do when addressing this topic is to explain what Homeopathy actually is. A common misconception about Homeopathy is that it is synonymous with Herbalism and natural remedies, but this couldn’t be further from the case. Herbalism is the use of naturally occurring plants in treatment for…


Faith Healing: Miracle or dirty scam preying on the desperate and gullible?

My money is on faith healing being a dirty scam preying on the desperate and gullible but I guess I had better not just leave it at that and present some kind of reasoning behind my conclusion. Exposed The James Randi Million Dollar Challenge. Job done!! Hmmmm, it would make for a very short article…


Why Anti-Vaxxers are Right!

Anti-Vaxxers are Right! Vaccinations are bad! Stop persecuting diseases! All biological life matters! The less one is educated or the lower one’s intelligence is, the more easily one could be swayed by emotions and terrified by facts. This fear of the facts creates an aversion to them and strengthens belief in the factoids they are…


The Science Of Belief

Having studied psychology for only a year I must admit I am only something of an armchair expert so this article is going to lean heavily on several sources. One is this most excellent and totally non-heinous video by the great Darkmatter2525 – Watch the video here Another source is from a book gifted to me…


The Evolution Of Evolution – From Darwin To Modern Synthesis

Why arguing against Darwinian Evolution is pointless! In my experience the anti-evolution movement loves to spout vitriol at Darwin and his theory. I cannot tell you how many times I have had to explain to opponents in debate that the theory of evolution has not just been Darwinian for around 100 years. Arguing against Darwinian…


Much Ado About “Nothing” – A universe from an observed spontaneous occurrence!!

Something from perceived nothing   The debate on what “nothing” is rages on. Philosophers and physicists lock horns against each other, and then there is also in camp arguing between the physicists and of course between the philosophers. The experts cannot seem to agree. So what is the problem? It is just empty space, right?…


Morality, meaning and values- how evolution explains everything

This article examines how evolution explains not just our physical characteristics, but also the areas that traditionally have been seen as unexplained by science- such as morality, meaning and values. It goes on the explain how evolution explains religion, souls, gods and is even evident in the bible. Part 1- the evolution of humanity Background…


Why do Christians and Muslims Reject Evolution?

Evolution is supported by strong evidence and is a widely accepted scientific theory, so why do some Christians and Muslims still reject it? Firstly I would like to point out that not all Christians and Muslims reject evolution. Some even go as far to say it is metaphorically described in the Bible and Qur’an. Even…


Free Will: A Compatibilist’s View

Introduction Free will, do we have it? If we were to ask this question to average believer in God, chances are we would come away with a unanimous, or near unanimous, yes. However, amongst others the answers are more divided. There are those that declare that we do not make our own conscious choices, that…


The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Episode 2 – The Globular Cluster Strikes Back!!

The Answers Are Always In Reason, Never In Genesis!! Espisode 2 – The Globular Strikes Back!! A long time ago in galaxies far, far away there were large compact spherical star clusters, old stars in the outer regions(halo) of a galaxy. A swarm of ancient stars very tightly bound by gravity. Actually that was just for a…