Video Games can Help Mental Health, Study Says – Slice | Opinion – Black Friday Reflection

A recent Oxford University study found that playing video games can be good for our mental health. Source: Video Games can Help Mental Health, Study Says – Slice Opinion: I’m not a gamer. I find that running this blog with all the wonderful people – and yes, a few weirdos – out there, is more… Read More Video Games can Help Mental Health, Study Says – Slice | Opinion – Black Friday Reflection

EVALUATING SCIENTISM: Is science the only way to truth? – Kashmir Reader | Opinion

MUGEES UL KAISAR -The splendour of science and scientific achievements has cast its spell on modern civilisation, penetrating its way deep into the mind. The achievements of science cannot be belittled or negated but the glamour associated with it has gradually developed into Scientism, which is problematic. Captivated by the speedy and substantial progress of… Read More EVALUATING SCIENTISM: Is science the only way to truth? – Kashmir Reader | Opinion

Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions – BBC News | Opinion

Researchers find SARS-Cov-2 survives for longer than thought – but only under certain conditions. Source: Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions – BBC News Opinion: Please forward to Dumbo Joe and Kamala H. Both repeatedly talk about “The Science” as if science had everything settled about COVID and Climate Change. True, some… Read More Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions – BBC News | Opinion

Double Take – Another look at the new “Church of Science”

When I see things like in today’s Double Take, I just shake my head in disbelief. How could such an inane discourse pass for “civilized debate” in the 21st century? Either someone is just plain dumb or they are pandering to a general public that they believe are plain dumb. I’m not sure. Kamala Harris… Read More Double Take – Another look at the new “Church of Science”

Famed Biologist Jørn Dyerberg Explains His Turn to Intelligent Design | Evolution News | Opinion

If, like me, you’ve got a bottle of fish oil capsules in your refrigerator as a health supplement, you can thank Dr. Dyerberg. He describes his thinking now, illustrating that you have to be beyond the Darwinists’ ability to hurt you before it makes sense for a scientist to come clean as an ID proponent.… Read More Famed Biologist Jørn Dyerberg Explains His Turn to Intelligent Design | Evolution News | Opinion

Another way to think about scientism – Eyes Wide Shut – The Malta Independent | Opinion

Opinion: I liked this quote because it presents another way of looking at the distinction between science and scientism. To those points mentioned in the piece, I would add – or perhaps elaborate – that the word scientism also includes crummy science, phony science, or science simply going beyond its bounds. I always think of… Read More Another way to think about scientism – Eyes Wide Shut – The Malta Independent | Opinion

Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet | Opinion

Scientism—the belief that science can answer philosophical questions—is merely the modern iteration of 19th-century positivism. Scientism, like positivism, is self-refuting. The belief that we can only trust empirical evidence cannot be proven or disproven empirically. Source: Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet Opinion: The above is a direct quote. The automatic summary that… Read More Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet | Opinion

Scientists set up new telescopes dedicated to finding aliens | + Opinion

As humanity’s quest to discover aliens continues, a team of researchers has set up two prototype telescopes at Lick Obersevtory near San Jose, specifically for finding the extraterrestrial. These telescopes are part of hundreds of telescopes that are going to be installed called Panoramic SETI (PANOSETI). The team is led by UC San Diego physicist Shelley Wright, and consists… Read More Scientists set up new telescopes dedicated to finding aliens | + Opinion

Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist | + Opinion

Valentina Zharkova at the University of Northumbria Source: Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist Opinion: Another ‘heretic’ going against the Church of Climate Crisis? Punish the sinner! I wonder how many conventional Global Warming publications containing minor errors were never retracted? If you read more in that… Read More Major science journal retracts study blaming climate change on the sun | New Scientist | + Opinion