Nothing Else Matters II

A Disturbance In The Force Most religious beliefs are build around things and entities which can arbitrarily disconnect from the laws of Physics. This implies they are not build from the same law-abiding stuff everything else is made from, but suggest the existence of 'matter-that-isn't-matter'. This view is not controversial…

The tree that wasn’t there

Questioning the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth [caption id="attachment_276" align="aligncenter" width="1032"] Trees are remarkably unstable constructs in philosophical discussions.[/caption] This is one of those posts that could be written in four different ways, which may explain why I restarted three times. The subject matter is so extensive that to merely…

Sophie’s World

Science matters On the fourth of july 2012 scientists at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland announced certainty about the discovery of a new boson particle they conjectured to be the Higgs Boson. This was for some the end of a thrillers-series were the theoretical energy-range, were the particle was theoretically possible,…

The dilution deluded

A skeptic waits for his turn at the pharmacy reading a newspaper [caption id="attachment_255" align="alignnone" width="276"] Might be a quantum computer, might not be. If we don't check how would we know?[/caption] Throughout history we have been ignoring important information that, perhaps not individually, was rather trivial to obtain. Almost…

The Software Of Things Not Seen

< \center> It is not the case that all atheists are skeptics. I do think all skeptics are atheists though, in a strict meaning. Yet I really want to avoid the whole ‘proper atheists’ or ‘good skeptic’ discussion. It’s safe to say that I do believe an atheist should be…