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Deceived by Fraud, Insulted by Fiction

".... if the eyes of the spectators have sometimes been deceived by fraud, the understanding of the readers has much more frequently been insulted by fiction. Every event, or appearance, or accident, which seems to deviate from the ordinary course of nature, has been...

Sanctimony Vs. Science

If one were to pinpoint the epicenter of sanctimonious behavior the past two weeks, he or she look no further than Paris. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC, or COP21) has been a magnet for shareholder activists, nuns, clergy and other...

Laudato Si’ and Amateur Science

Laudato Si’ and Amateur Science

Laudato Si‘, Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, ‘beautifully’ sets out the Christian obligation to protect the environment but "The Church has got no mandate from the Lord to pronounce on scientific matters". Cardinal Pell The science isn’t ‘settled’; it’s...