Monthly Archives: July 2010

Beliefs that make us less humane and less human

One thing that interests me are myths and misconceptions. They often lower our intelligence by tempting us not to think, urging us instead to accept the authority of something we once read, or the proclamation of someone older and presumably … Continue reading

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Let everyone know about Mars on August 27!

Way back in 2003, something interesting happened. not earth-shattering, not life-changing, but interesting. On August 27th of that year, Mars ventured closer to Earth than every had before in all recorded history, about 56 million kilometers (just less than 35 … Continue reading

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Denver to host UFO enthusiasts. Again. Woowoo!

I’ve learned that hundreds of UFO enthusiasts will converge in Denver on July 22-25 for the 41st International UFO symposium. Oh, joy. I don’t want to be unfairly harsh, but I don’t want Denver to vie with Portland, which I … Continue reading

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