Category Archives: skepticism

Anecdotal evidence is only evidence of anecdotes

“Thousands of miracles” reads part of the CBC headline: Oleskiw opened a prayer centre in her home in 2007, but the origins of that effort date from many years before that. In 1976, Oleskiw was a journeyman carpenter — the … Continue reading

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Past life on Mars? This young Russians say so..

And “experts are baffled” so it must be true! Boriska Kipriyanovich, who is now 21, says he lived on Mars before a war broke out and all life on the planet was destroyed. He claims he was reborn on Earth. … Continue reading

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Divine messages from everyday animals?

It’s thrown in the “just for fun” category so I’m going to have fun with it. Unlike “real” research into the meaning of things, this site seems to be making up a bunch of junk. I’m assuming it’s the site … Continue reading

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Photo break

I still have interest in adding stuff to this blog, no worries if I have any regular readers, but I’ve given up on having a specific theme to every post, which has no doubt been noticed. Kidding, of course. I … Continue reading

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Today’s Found of Facebook – God can’t co-pilot Ark; hits Coast Guard vessel

Via gCaptain: A 230-foot long replica of Noah’s Ark collided with a Norwegian Coast Guard vessel as it arrived in Oslo, Norway on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Media says the wooden replica, built by a Dutch carpenter Johan … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – putting the hex on Brock Allen Turner

Via Papermag: An estimated 600 witches around the world gathered on Tuesday night, at 10 PM (Central Time), to place hexes on Stanford University rapist Brock Allen Turner, his scumbag father, Dan A. Turner, and Aaron Persky, the judge who … Continue reading

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Watched Expelled today

Saskatoon’s CFI affiliate watched the film Expelled – No Intelligence Allowed this afternoon. The whole film is available on Youtube if you want to put yourself through it. It’s a “documentary” that plays fast and loose with the notion of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Satan Weekend part 4

I’m Canadian and for Thanksgiving weekend I decided to give thanks to the fact that I live in a country where I can do this and have a bit of fun. Also, we’re approaching Halloween and dark, sinister stories are … Continue reading

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God-fearing: how is this a good thing?

I wound up at gotquestions.org when looking up the notion of god-fearing. As an unbeliever it sounds ludicrious to want to be afraid of your own god, unless the whole point of promoting fear is to promote unwavering loyalty and … Continue reading

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Psychic “predicted” Robin Williams’ death

In other words, woman claiming to be “psychic” rattled off a long list of prominent celebrities on a death list and got one lucky hit. Here’s Psychic Nikki’s list in its entirety. First, there are a bunch of very old … Continue reading

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