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Compelling Questions 3

***Is prototransmutation really possible or not?  If it is, what does this mean?  If not, what does that mean? ***According to (my non-professional understanding of) theoretical physics, time is basically just an additional dimension—the fourth dimension—with some subtle alterations in … Continue reading

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The Limits and Fallacies of Perception

I once wrote these words: “The only world that we ever live in is our mental world, one could argue. The real world is not good and is not bad. It is irrelevant, I guess. All that matters is the … Continue reading

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Abe’s Brain Chemistry

I would like to tell a little fictional* story about Abe as part of a thought experiment. Abe has been visiting a particular doctor every couple of weeks for two years. Every single time he comes in he is shaky, … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Biology and Behavior in Gender

Considerations of [causal fallacy] are especially important to keep in mind when on the topic of brain science because so little is understood or recognized about the possibilities of the brain. When a researcher notices that one particular group of … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Brain Gender

The following is a direct quote from the first chapter of Brizendine’s book “The Female Brain“: “Males’ and females’ brains are different by nature. Think about this. What if the communication center is bigger in one brain than in the … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Misunderstanding, Misrepresentation, Misattribution, Predisposition

There are a number of issues involving pseudoscience that I would like to bring to light, but first I must explicate my own understanding of pseudoscience and its ubiquity. It is common for people to call upon the name of … Continue reading

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Compelling Questions 1

***The question of existence: why does the universe exist? We can be sure that something exists simply based on empirical observation. Our perceived universe could be an illusion, a projection, and the projector could be yet another layer of illusion … Continue reading

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