Category Archives: Skepticism

We must do something

@%$#  WARNING * WARNING * WARNING @%$# ADULTS ONLY (mature or immature) @%$#  THIS POST CONTAINS SWEARING @%$# This is not my usual post.  I want to warn people about it, and I realize I might lose some subscriptions and … Continue reading

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Tackling the tough subjects . . . my take

I’ve recently come across blog posts that sought to address difficult subjects.  In most instances the authors threaded paths aimed at avoiding a discussion about the reason these subjects are considered difficult; religion.   One author specifically excluded religion as … Continue reading

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Hartwick Professionals, Inc. Joke(s) of the Week – Part 3

Edited to Add: It occurred to me cartoons, even if clipped from the newspaper, are copyrighted material.  Ignorance is no excuse for using them without permission.  I could try and get permission from the authors, but it’s difficult to get … Continue reading

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Free Will Redux

(This is the second post on free will.  Read the first one HERE) A few weeks after the original post about free will I wrote a follow-up .  No, I had not solved the problem.  I wanted to instead voice some … Continue reading

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Scientific Naturalism and Free Will

This is a post from August 2009.  Again, it’s from one of my largely ignored FaceBook Notes, but was originally posted on my Skepticality blog (now defunct).  It’s still a topic I’m interested in, although I am no closer to … Continue reading

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Hartwick Professionals, Inc. Joke(s) of the Week – Part 2

Edited to Add: It occurred to me cartoons, even if clipped from the newspaper, are copyrighted material.  Ignorance is no excuse for using them without permission.  I could try and get permission from the authors, but it’s difficult to get … Continue reading

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Debating Gun Control and Religious Belief -Part I

I had not engaged anyone in discussions about topics such as religion and gun control for a long while, but recently I engaged in both. “So, why now?” you ask. Good question. At the face of it such discussions are … Continue reading

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