Homeopathy Hospital

DrB- What if hospital drama used “alternative medicine?” www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2FT8kNCYMs     You can find me on twitter, @DrDavidBurger I recruit in Kansas City, http://www.kcatheists.org/ & https://www.facebook.com/KCAtheists   [Read more...]

Who gets government assistance?

DrB-   I’ve always generally felt that in a modern society, nobody should be starving. (The phrase “I can’t get the medical treatment I need because I can’t afford it.” shouldn’t exist either, but that’s another post, another day…) I also know one of the main “complaints” lodged by conservative politicians and talk show hosts [Read More...]

Hobby Lobby and healthcare exceptions

DrB- In what is no shock to anyone, the owners of craft store chain Hobby Lobby want to deny specific health insurance benefits to women because it “conflicts with their religious views.” “The Green family’s religious beliefs forbid them from participating in, providing access to, paying for, training others to engage in, or otherwise supporting [Read More...]

Exorcism on the rise.

DrB-   To the great pleasure of the Catholic church, exorcism is on the rise in Poland.   “The rise in the number or exorcists from four to more than 120 over the course of 15 years in Poland is telling,” Father Aleksander Posacki, a professor of philosophy, theology and leading demonologist and exorcist told [Read More...]

Slinky = Sorcery

DrB-   Reality is weird! Most noticeably so, when it comes to how gravity works on a slinky. If you keep your eye on the bottom of the Slinky, on the last curl at the very end, you will notice that as the top of the Slinky starts to fall, the bottom doesn’t drop. It [Read More...]

Folding at home, even less effort that prayer.

DrB-   Are you helping find cures for diseases like cancer? You could be! Protein folding is linked to disease, such as Alzheimer’s, ALS, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s disease, and many Cancers. Moreover, when proteins do not fold correctly (i.e. “misfold”), there can be serious consequences, including many well known diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Mad Cow (BSE), [Read More...]

Why do people reject science?

DrB-   We see this all the time, even though “every piece of existence on Earth” supports evolution, people still deny it. It’s nearly always due to having never studied biological sciences, and not understanding what the Theory says. Some Australian researchers wanted to find out something similar, why do people reject climate science? When [Read More...]

Skepticism and “Organic” foods

DrB-   Are “Organic” foods better for you? On the surface, it feels like one of those “everybody knows” or gut feeling type questions, that should be easy to answer. That we can just assume that those foods marked as “organic,” for having been grown with specific farming methods, are better than those sprayed with [Read More...]

Paul Ryan on school sponsored prayer

DrB-   Public school’s having official prayer is struck down every time it comes up. The supreme court ruled on that 50 years ago, and nothing has changed.  Not that the current crop of GOP candidates are pleased about that. “That’s a constitutional issue of the states,’’ Mr. Ryan told a campaign volunteer during a [Read More...]

When the truth is on your side, you don’t fear the evidence.

DrB-   You might remember this a bit ago, science standards in South Korea being re-written by creationists,   A petition to remove references to evolution from high-school textbooks claimed victory last month after the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) revealed that many of the publishers would produce revised editions that exclude examples [Read More...]