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How to bend a study to the will of the woo
I found this via Science Dump on Facebook and tsk tsk to them linking to this silly write up instead of the original article from Live Science (a proper link is in there, though). The LS article does not declare that beloved pets … Continue reading
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
Posted in culture, myths and folktales, religiosity, skepticism Tagged animals, folktales, meaning, mind, myths, prophecy Comments Off on Divine messages from everyday animals?
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
Posted in religiosity, skepticism Tagged animal sacrifice, animals, crime, Satanism, skepticism Comments Off on Thanksgiving Satan Weekend part 4
It’s not Jesus, but I’ll take it. A cafe-goer was given the shock of their life when they were served a blueberry muffin that looked uncannily like a live hamster. The person was so surprised by their snack’s resemblance to … Continue reading
Posted in Optical Delusions, Why in the world? Tagged animals, food, Optical Delusions Comments Off on Pareidolia Hamster
Do animals have a religion? I ask, how would that help them?
I was poking around online for post ideas and came by a page at News 24. This particular part of their site is open to users to pose questions and other users to comment on them. The user writing this … Continue reading
Worship the great Guzoo?
An zoo in Alberta needed salvation and what better way could there be to deliver it besides calling itself a church? It’s unlikely to work for long, though. Guzoo Animal Farm owner Lynn Gustafson has started calling his property near … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media, religiosity Tagged animal rights, animals, money, religiosity, zoos Comments Off on Worship the great Guzoo?
I applaud the idea of supporting the health and well being of animals and it’s certainly worthwhile to encourage others to rethink how they bring food to tables. PETA has a long history in the fight for this but have … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media, religiosity Tagged animals, ethics, food, politics 2 Comments
I knew I forgot to do something last night…
I completely intended to take in the Philosophy in the Community lecture on the topic of “Do Animals Have Minds?” Balls. Instead, I hung out with my new atheist friend, Jimmy, and drank beer. Had I been thinking, though, I … Continue reading
Posted in random biz Tagged animals, consciousness, life, philosophy Comments Off on I knew I forgot to do something last night…
A boy, a couger, an Angel – how could I not write about this?
Big headline in the news this morning: Domesticated canine reacts with evolved instincts, protects pack member from wild animal. Hardly. The way Lloyd Forman sees it, his 11-year-old grandson was saved by an Angel. Yes, the Star article takes the … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media Tagged animals, British Columbia, children, dogs, ecology, evolution, habitat, nature 2 Comments
I’m not a scientist, but…
I still think I can still offer some commentary on Olivia Judson’s take on an Evolve-By Date. I’ve written before about what an important book it was and why it mattered so much, so I won’t do that again now. … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media Tagged animals, biology, evolution, history, natural resources, plants, science Comments Off on I’m not a scientist, but…