The myth of the arbitrary movements of the heavenly bodies
2024-04-18 12:49 Many seem to lack basic knowledge on the movements of the heavenly bodies.  This applies to things like the following: • The direction of the Sun’s rising and setting varies over the year. • The tim...
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...
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 problems with UFO reports
2024-03-06 12:37 UFO was originally acronym for unidentified flying object.  Unfortunately, there are a lot believing everything which is unidentified have to be made by aliens.  The result is there now being “ufologi...
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...
Change does not have to be bad
2024-02-27 13:21 Some seem to have trouble grasping that enemies can be imaginary.  I primarily think about individuals believing loads of others to be out to them.  Once it might have been normal to believe that very...
Is anything at all self-evident?
2024-02-26 10:58 Some individuals may claim the existence of God to be self-evident.  Trouble is I have seen philosophers in the last couple of centuries treat the most absurd ideas as objectively true.  Or deny the e...
On the absence of religion
2024-02-23 16:54 Non-believers are people which don’t worship anything.  Usually, the have insufficient natural talent for religious belief.  People inevitably vary in their inborn capacity for religiosity.  Forcing e...