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Food For Thought #16: Monotheistic Religion – A Product Of Epileptic Episodes?


Being an atheistic, agnostic evolutionist I’ve always been intrigued with explanations about how religions were created.  Two individuals who probably define my position on religiosity best would be David Attenborough and Arthur C Clarke. When asked whether his observations of … Continue reading

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Food For Thought #13: Climate Change: The Elephant In The Room!


The United States Climate Communication (Science & Outreach) (www.climatecommunication.org) recently released a report entitled: ‘Heatwaves and Climate Change’ which said in summary; “Climate change is already affecting extreme weather.  The National Academy of Sciences reports that the hottest days are … Continue reading

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En Passant #7: Miracles And Other Such Stuff


The Indian founder/president of the Indian Rationalist Association, one Sanal Edamaruku, is facing arrest and trial on a charge of; ‘deliberately hurting religious feelings and attempting malicious acts intended to outrage the religious sentiments of any class or community’.  The … Continue reading

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Food For Thought #10: Mutual Incompatability – The Wealthy And Social Equity.


There is more and more coverage these days of things psychological and how our behaviour and reactions are ultimately governed by our genetic makeup.  You’re not that free wheeling, free thinking little entity that you think you are!  Oh no! … Continue reading

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