The following is a paper on the historical nature of Bede. It is relevant to other historical and psuedo-historical documents, including the Bible. It’s been converted from .docx format, so there may be some errors. This may later be extended into a more robust paper on the nature of history.« Continue »
Having had numerous discussions with both anti-theists and theists, I’ve found that there are a lot of flawed arguments going around. This is an attempt to point out some of those fallacies. This is a living document, with more arguments and counter arguments being added as needed.« Continue »
I don’t believe in an afterlife. I don’t believe that an afterlife does not exist. I’m okay with people who believe one way or the other, so long as they accept their belief as being faith based. However, there are many issues with the arguments used against afterlives .We know that damage to the brain has an impact on the way we think and act. Does that mean that the brain is the origin and sole factor in “the self?” It’s nice to think that. But there is a jump on logic which seems unjustified.« Continue »
The long pepper is a relative of black pepper, but it has a distinct sweet aroma which adds a unique touch to cocktails. « Continue »
Bigotry is never acceptable. But one form of bigotry, religiophobia, seems to be increasingly common, even as other forms are becoming heavily criticized.« Continue »
I have been trying to figure out why Twitter is doing so poorly, especially in terms of revenue generation. Then it dawned on me. Twitter may be too good at allowing brands, and individuals, to obtain engagements.
Is Satanism a religion? The courts have provided the institution with some protections. However, there are questions of whether or not it is really a viable religion.« Continue »
While little has been done to estimate the actual prevalence of B. pertussis (Whooping Cough) in America, there is data available which could give us some insight.« Continue »