A wild thought was stalking me this morning: In the Great (scary) Outdoors, we used to fear the large predators: […]
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Do You Know Baloney When You Hear It?
Have to admit, I ate a lot of baloney sandwiches when I was growing up. Somehow I survived … and […]
Don’t Take My Word
Listening to an episode of the Ridiculous History podcast this morning, one of the hosts said, “Don’t take my word […]
Wonders and Illusions
After hearing an interview with Matthew Tompkins, I’ve been enjoying his book, The Spectacle of Illusion. As an experimental psychologist […]
Is Atheism a Religion?
Spoiler alert: No. Ok, next time someone says atheism is a religion, here’s a good response from Susan Jacoby (Strange […]
Credulity (credulous): “too ready to believe something is real or true.” “People will believe anything” I sometimes say, or think. […]
Questions for Alan Alda
I have very fond memories of watching MASH each week with my family when I was in high school. An excellent […]
Oh My Brahma
When I used to teach introductory courses on “World Wisdom Traditions,” we would discuss selections from Hindu scriptures including the […]