What are you unwilling to question?
Over the last few weeks, we at Irregular Times have been writing about some of the less well-publicized of the 2016 presidential candidates. As we’ve moved from Midge Potts to Robert Milnes to Michael Bickelmeyer and Dinesh Ravishanker, I’ve become more uneasy. I’ve looked at
Present-day skeptics are fond of presenting their kind of thinking as the latest thing, a relatively new invention that was developed only with the struggle and sacrifice of freethinkers and scientists during the Enlightenment. However, the writings of Lucian of Samosata, who lived in present-day
When Naveena Shine started out her highly publicized “experiment” to stop eating and live on light alone, she set the standards for herself. In a press release she spoke of herself in the third person, promising to release video of her every move: On May
Woman hasn’t eaten since May 3, plans to go on So reads the breathless headline of a United Press International story published on June 10, 2013. Is it true? Naveena Shine of Seattle declares in a press release and a website that: On May 3rd
Many in Poll Expected Jesus’ Return by 2050 That’s the headline offered today by the Christian Broadcasting Network. You’ll have to look at the little words below the headline to notice that the poll was actually carried out three years ago. And despite the CBN’s
Right wing and other conspiratorial websites like News With Views and Before It’s News have been sharing bold predictions about Obamacare microchips in their headlines, their Facebook posts and their Tweets over the past year or two: “Micro Chip Implant Coming March 23, 2013” “The
The label of “skeptic” should not be sullied by connection with people who simply don’t have the strength of character to admit that they’re wrong.
A while back a reader here suggested Lee Strobel’s book, The Case for Christ, as a compelling book — the very reason why she, a self-described highly rational patent official, turned from skepticism to Christianity. I responded to this appeal by committing to read the
Listen to others, by all means, but test every assertion made by leaders, and if their assertions don’t match reality, don’t follow the paths they have cleared. Let experience be your guru.
I’m sensing that Katie Looby and the members of the Third Eye Paranormal group watched Ghostbusters cartoons far too often when they were kids.