A Steady Diet of Paranormal Baloney

I once saw a video of Richard Dawkins speaking at a skeptics’ conference. His subject was the “paranormal” versus the “perinormal.” What a difference a couple of letters can make. The perinormal means all those things that exist in reality that we do not yet know of, and may never … Continue reading

A Christian-Muslim Clash of Civilizations? It’s Uncivilized.

As the storm clouds of hatred expand between the Christian and Muslim worlds (and others, but mainly those two) certain things seem important enough to write down. In a coffee shop, where I sit amongst a noisy crowd that probably contains some Christians and Muslims, and having just come from … Continue reading