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Ian Stevenson’s Case for the Afterlife: Are We ‘Skeptics’ Really Just Cynics?

Ian Stevenson’s Case for the Afterlife: Are We ‘Skeptics’ Really Just Cynics?

If you’re anything like me, with eyes that roll over to the back of your head whenever you hear words like “reincarnation” or “parapsychology,” if you suffer great paroxysms of despair for human intelligence whenever you catch a glimpse of that dandelion-colored cover of Heaven Is For Real or other such books, and become angry when [...]

November 2, 2013 — Jesse Bering

To Feel Meaningful Is To Feel Immortal

Imagine when our ancestors first started to look up at the stars and question their place in the universe. Why are we here? Are we alone? What happens to us when we die?

November 3, 2014 — Clay Routledge
Does My BMI Make Me Look Fat?

Does My BMI Make Me Look Fat?

Not all fat people are metabolically equal. And a simple number like the body mass index (or BMI) does not take that key fact into account.

August 22, 2013 — Christine Gorman

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