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Belief in science is also comforting

As everyone here knows, one of the arguments made for religious belief is that it is comforting in the face of life's difficulties. It turn…

Started by Dr. Allan H. Clark

30 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Freethinker31

An answer to the "universe from nothing" question

I recently became aware of a theory that may answer that question. It was on a special about Stephen Hawking . Basically, he said at the mo…

Started by roland707

59 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by tom sarbeck

Daniel Dennett on William Lane Craig and many other things

Daniel Dennett on the criterion of mindbogglingness in science and many other things

Started by Luara

59 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Luara

To understand how Western science works...

This morning I read an article one of my friends on Facebook had forwarded to me. At first I thought the young lady who wrote it was trying…

Started by David Maxwell

19 Jun 2, 2014
Reply by Dr. Allan H. Clark

Why People Believe In God (2)

   Out of many possible explanations whether known or unknown for people's affinity towards the concept of god, one thing that comes to my…

Started by Vasanth Ra

1 May 28, 2014
Reply by Michael Penn

What should I learn before buying a telescope ?

Recently, I have got stuck in interest of discovering the beauty of the sky. And it decided to buy a telescope. I am entirely novice in tha…

Started by Acciaccatura G Major

11 May 25, 2014
Reply by Acciaccatura G Major

An acupuncture mystery

Researchers electrically stimulated an acupuncture point in mice, which triggered a neural pathway that influenced their immune system!  On…

Started by Luara

8 May 23, 2014
Reply by Luara

Shark antibodies

Sharks have very durable antibodies.  Maybe that's why sharks may rarely get cancer.  Human antibodies may be very effective medications fo…

Started by Luara

3 May 19, 2014
Reply by Napoleon Bonaparte


I was unaware until quite recently that there were any astronomers who maintained a belief in the earth as the unmoving center of the unive…

Started by Dr. Allan H. Clark

14 May 12, 2014
Reply by Craigart14

Heaven is for neuroscience

Sam Kean, the author of delightful books on popular science including The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb, has a new one just…

Started by Dr. Allan H. Clark

2 May 12, 2014
Reply by Luara


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