Monthly Archives: February 2009

“I was cured” : Medicine and Misunderstanding

When we undergo a medical treatment and feel better how certain can we actually be that it was the treatment that helped us? More generally, how can we distinguish between what works and what doesn’t in medicine? Continue reading

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Evaluating Extraordinary Stories

WHEN someone tells you an extraordinary story, whether it be about miracles, angels, ghosts, aliens, psychics, worldwide conspiracies or anything else far outside the realm of our ordinary experience, it can be very valuable to ask yourself a simple question: … Continue reading

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Genesis According to Science: The Empirical Creation Story

The story of the beginning of our universe, as a scientist today might tell it.

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