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Go to: World's oldest human remains claimed in Israel

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More science by press release, and more credulous reporting by Physorg--neither of these is a surprise--but I will reserve judgment until this is published with peer review and feedback on study design.

Wed, 29 Dec 2010 16:58:16 UTC | #570203

Go to: Imagine No Religion: Can a Society Be Successful Without It?

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Why would Zuckerman include the anecdote about taking his daughter to see the doctor? Perhaps this essay from Edge will help:

Why the Gods are not Winning

Income inequality and economic insecurity are positively correlated with societal religiosity, because they increase levels of environmental stress. Single-payer universal health insurance greatly reduces that stress. Now go watch:

Gregory Paul's talk at AAI Copenhagen

I have more links on this relationship, if anyone is interested.

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:35:50 UTC | #527636

Go to: Hawking: God did not create Universe

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what we need more of is science

Re-posted for awesomeness.

Thu, 02 Sep 2010 13:19:05 UTC | #509785

Go to: Believe It or Not

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I do not need a single reason not to believe in gods. The null hypothesis is not theism. The burden of evidence rests on those making the positive claims.

Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:44:00 UTC | #461796

Go to: MPs criticised homeopathy this week. What's their evidence?

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Re-posted for awesomeness.

Sat, 27 Feb 2010 15:20:00 UTC | #444568

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