Atheist Stupid Pet Tricks

As night follows day, when you try to point out that, wrong as the burning of Giordano Bruno (or any other heretic) was, there is no Catholic “War on Science” and he was not a martyr in that fictional war, the atheist brigade shows up to change the subject and shout “O the humanity!  Medievals [Read More...]

Cosmos: Same Old Ignorant Agitprop

A reader writes: What’s your take on this show? Was it overtly anti-catholic or am I being overly sensitive as a Catholic? It’s overtly and stupidly anti-Catholic. History for people who think The Family Guy is the History Channel. For a good all-around debunking of this simple-minded “Catholic Church vs. Science” narrative, go here. For [Read More...]

So *that’s* where it is

From our materialism uber alles files, scientists announce they have located the piece of meat that is your conscience. Up till now, it was thought the piece of meat was a cricket named Jiminy. But now Science Knows that this is superstition and that really it’s a piece of meat in your head. No one [Read More...]

I’m always a little leery of Sciensnooze like this

…since fMRIs have also revealed the supposed brain activity of dead salmon. Still and all, here is somebody claiming to show that ideology rewires your brain physiologically and makes you stupid: something I believe on other observational grounds entirely. Since any mental habit rewires your brain physiologically (given that mental habits are conducted by brain [Read More...]

David Palm Takes on the Thankless Task of Debunking Geocentrism

Why would anybody feel the need to debunk geocentrism? Well, it all started with Bob Sungenis, a fundamentalist who became a Catholic and went from reading the Bible in a flat-footed, individualistic, and literalistic manner heedless of the tradition and the magisterium, to reading the Bible and church documents in a flat-footed, individualistic and literalist [Read More...]

Hype from the world of SCIENCE!!!!

Somebody programs a computer to tell him the universe is a hologram. Computer tells him universe is a hologram. Nature cites this as evidence that universe is a hologram. SCIENCE! Simulations are narrative fictions in which a programmer tells a computer to tell him a story and the computer does what the programmer told it [Read More...]

Space Engine…

is a piece of freeware that is slathered in Awesome Sauce. If you are interested in exploring the cosmos, check thou it out. [Read more...]

Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 3

Article 3. Whether Christianity enabled the rise of science in the West Mike Flynn on Jerry Coyne is sort of like watching a cat playing with an incredibly arrogant and somewhat dim mouse. Fun! [Read more...]

What Joy!

The next installment in Mike Flynn’s series “Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 2” is up!  Don’t miss it if you can! [Read more...]

Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 1

Question I. Whether Christianity promoted the rise of science Don’t miss this series. This is the sort of stuff Mike Flynn was born to write. He does it better than anybody else I’ve ever encountered. Delightful! [Read more...]