Radioactivity, fission and fusion
2024-04-12 12:52 Radioactivity is about certain elements – or variants of them – in course of time decaying.  Most such which has been found have never been observed to decay.  A smaller fraction has and then emit ion...
What is radiation?
2024-04-10 12:06 A great deal seem to believe everything called “radiation” to be dangerous.  I think it is because the ionising was first payed attention to as such.  Which has then been overgeneralised to apply to a...
Absolute dating
2024-04-05 16:16 Oftentimes we can know how old something is.  Not just though written history as some have gotten stuck into.  It is entirely possible to find out the age of things with natural scientific methods too...
Orders of magnitude matters
2024-03-21 12:39 It is important to keep track of which order of magnitude something has.  Otherwise one’s concepts of nature risk becoming far too erroneous.  Which in turn creates needless fear.  Changes in nature o...
The limits of oral tradition
2024-03-13 13:18 Among pseudohistorians there is an overconfidence in oral traditions.  Detailed knowledge of the past is believed to be passed on for millennia.  To me this appears preposterous.  In excess of the lim...
The limits of human memory
2024-03-01 12:48 A great deal on people seem to believe their memory to be perfect.  The trouble is human memory is part of human nature.  Processes taking place naturally can’t create anything perfect.  The human mem...
The difference between biology and reactionism
2024-01-30 12:19 Biological explanations for human behaviour can be mistaken for reactionism.  Oftentimes this is based on misconceptions of what modern brain science tells.  Maybe the worst misconception is accusatio...
What evolution theory actually tell
2024-01-29 12:06 Evolution theory is such as misunderstood concept.  Apart from mixing up is and ought, many get stuck up over animals.  In fact evolution theory can be applied to everything which reproduces.  This no...
What is emergence?
2024-01-25 10:55 Emergence is when a phenomenon arises by itself.  This is about interactions between the different parts of the phenomenon and the surrounding environment.  As such there is no intention behind as som...
The myth of the dangerous milieu
2023-12-24 20:33 Humans are not a particularly aggressive species.  Historically documented hunter-gatherers lie near the average for mammals.  At least if one looks at the risk of being killed by someone of the same ...