Category Archives: Beliefs

Do Flat Earth Believers Have a Mental Flaw?

The funny — and very annoying — thing about conspiracy theorists is that they are willing to believe in an intricate and complicated fabrication far more complicated, and far less supported by any reasonable evidence, than is provided by standard … Continue reading

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Finland, the country that doesn’t exist

To a certain extent I can understand how rumors get started and how certain conspiracy myths spread. In some cases they start with a modicum of reality and stretch it into shapes that overly distrustful folks and/or those with overly … Continue reading

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Wingnuts see what they want

Slow-witted nimrods are all around us, and they get a lot of play on the Internet. No, I am not talking just about politicians, but also conspiracy theorists, alien abduction believers, “The Moon Landing Was Faked” morons and so on. … Continue reading

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Superstitious about Supermoons The older I get, the more fascinated I become with the tendency of some people to stick to their cherished beliefs when confronted with overwhelming evidence to the contrary.  It’s the same for folks who insist that … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time. Turn Your Brain Off, Too!

Come on down! We’re all getting together for a party celebrating the fact that once again we are losing an hour of time to the governmental charade called Daylight Saving Time. It will make us all more energy efficient and … Continue reading

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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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