EnvironmentPop Culture

Merry Secular Christmas!

Christmas is filled with a lot of stuff. Literally – STUFF. People buy things for other people that the other people don’t want and people buy children so much crap yet the children still cry that they didn’t get the crap that they requested and adults just search for something …

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FeminismPop Culture

Westeros : Still A Man’s World

In the last post on this topic I covered three characters from the ‘Song of Ice & Fire’ series of books by George R. R. Martin (popularized by the brilliant Game of Thrones on HBO) and how their character arcs and personalities were affected by the patriarchy present in their …

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Anti-ScienceParanormalPhilosophyReligion and Spirituality

Spirit Science: Second Opinion

Back in April, I criticized a video series titled ‘Spirit Science’ that defied the nomenclature it had adopted by denying scientific practices and continues to this day trying to convince its viewers that they can manipulate reality through their thoughts through wordplay that bastardizes scientific concepts and squashes them  in …

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Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Helping Godless Children

The other day, I was pondering what gifts I could get my younger siblings for Christmas. My parents are raising the kids (aged 4 and 6) as rational thinkers who look at nature with wonder and at religion with a skeptical eye. In spite of the wishes of our humanist …

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F*** You! Listen To My Argument!

Update: This post was written a at Skepticon, but I unfortunately had my hard drive crash and only just got my computer back now. So some of this might be a wee bit outdated, but still relevant. Arguments are a common occurrence in online life. Particularly in a freethought type …

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Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: The Hobbit

A couple of weeks ago, in preparation for the release of this movie, I watched the extended version of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. That actually may have been a bad idea… Don’t go into this movie expecting to see LOTR, because I did and it made me massively …

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Math

The Physics Philes, lesson 27: Math, Continuously

In which conditions are met, a new concept is defined, and the author begs to be corrected. After several weeks of limits, it’s finally time to move on. But for right now, it’s time for a new concept: continuity.

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! This Stuff is Far, Far, Far Away Edition

Hello, lovely Teen Skepchick readers! How are you doing this fine Friday? It’s about a lot more jammin’. It’s Awesome Sauce Music Friday! This week we’re featuring the musical styling of one George Hrab, host of the Geologic Podcast. This particular song is called “Far.” It’s about how far away …

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