Category Archives: rationality

Lies will not make “America Great Again”

It is clear that all politicians lie or distort the truth to some extent, but it also is oh so obvious that Trump simply has no shame and no conscience. So many lies and complete fabrications just to get people … 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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40 things you may not have known about Astronomy & Space

April 28 was National Astronomy Day, and May 4-5 is Space Day (depending on whose calendar you consult). In honor of both I submit several of my recent blogs on Earth Sky (with Special Appreciation to Dr. Victor Anderson of … 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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Astrology is a crock

OK, there, I’ve written it and I will not take it back. Astrology is a crock, to be polite. It’s right up there with reading tea leaves and sheep entrails to tell the future. Except for possible contributions of the … Continue reading

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