Category Archives: Education

Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger”, is a frequent author of articles over at Natural News. While I don’t normally mind questioning of established wisdom—in fact, it’s laudable provided it’s reasonable—his particular brand of misguided, misinformed, belligerent dishonesty and tactless bullshit needs to be taken to task. As with all brands of unscientific nonsense, there are too many who find … Continue reading Natural Stupidity: The Rejection of Science for Homeopathy

Gay Rights: ‘Tolerance’ Doesn’t Cut It

Tolerance.  Acceptance.  These are generally positive words associated with the movement for equal gay rights.  Let’s start with the word tolerance.  What does it mean to tolerate another person’s nature?  If, in your mind, you do not segregate people into the ‘other’, there is no need to speak of tolerance.  You don’t tolerate your friends … Continue reading Gay Rights: ‘Tolerance’ Doesn’t Cut It

Cosmological Natural Selection: Black Holes As A Vehicle Of Cosmic Evolution?

Lee Smolin is an astrophysicist who studied string theory and moved on to explore other avenues, such as loop quantum gravity, of reaching a unified field theory.  A unifying field theory is the holy grail of physics.  It’s where the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics no longer conflicts and the mathematics perfectly intertwine. Thus … Continue reading Cosmological Natural Selection: Black Holes As A Vehicle Of Cosmic Evolution?

The War On Drugs: Tragic, Corrupt, And Time For It To Be Over

We’re not losing the War on Drugs, we’re perpetrating it against our own people and those of other countries, in South America and around the globe.  It’s not just a dismal failure, it’s a cash cow for big pharmaceutical companies, gun manufacturers, tobacco and alcohol sales, and the prison industrial complex. We privatize prisons that make more money … Continue reading The War On Drugs: Tragic, Corrupt, And Time For It To Be Over

Conspiracy Theorists: Paranoid Delusional, Or Logical and Reasonable?

Are conspiracies real?  Well, yes. Of course, have you never conspired, or born witness to a conspiracy?  I see a lot of memes and hear a lot of talk, on social, conventional and independent media sources, so I decided to write about it.  But not to tackle any one conspiracy, for there’s literally countless conspiracies … Continue reading Conspiracy Theorists: Paranoid Delusional, Or Logical and Reasonable?