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Philosophy of Religion: The Cosmological Argument

Behold! The sequel to my previous post on the Teleological Argument: the Cosmological Argument for God as a creator! With the premise: “If the universe has a beginning, is God the best explanation for it?”

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CreationismFeaturedPhilosophyReligion and SpiritualityScience

Philosophy of Religion: The Teleological Argument

As an attempt to stray from my usual short posts, I’ve written up this piece on the Teleological argument for the existence of God. Read on to find out more about the argument and enjoy my attempt to be fair and balanced- with the premise: “The Teleological argument may indeed …

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ScienceScience Sunday

Science Sunday: Try This at Home Edition

Now, most of Teen Skepchick’s readers and contributors love science- but how many of us actually do science in our own homes? This would also be a great way to introduce little Skepchicks and Skepdudes to science- so if you’re looking for some easy home experiments to do (think: Mentos …

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Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: Rise of the Guardians

Did you ever hear of a movie where Jack Frost, Santa, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and a very sassy Easter Bunny team up to fight the forces of evil? Because that movie is Rise of the Guardians, and it is delightful!

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EnvironmentScienceScience Sunday

Science Sunday: Self Defence!

Much in the way that humans might carry pepper spray or learn martial arts, plants and animals also have their own unique and interesting defence mechanisms. You might not catch a fig trying to karate chop you- but the flora and fauna of the natural world have found varied and …

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Mental Health

Eating Disorders: Shapes and Sizes

On researching my last post about the eating disorder demographic, I found that the information I gathered was very much centred on Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. These disorders are a big problem, of course, and are very dangerous- however, I found myself wanting to create a post which explained …

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Eating Disorders: The Demographic

As part of our series on eating disorders, I wanted to examine the prevalent view of eating disorders- especially anorexia and bulimia- as a “White girl” problem. It is often forgotten that it isn’t just teenage girls who suffer from EDs; they also occur in older women, men and children, …

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FeminismPolitics

Do Republicans Hate Women?

It seems that the more I read up on Mitt Romney and the Republican party, the more I see a worrying disregard for the rights of the women they hope will vote for them. In the interests of honesty, I am not and will likely never be a supporter of …

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