Stress is bad.
But trying to figure out why it is bad is pretty difficult. Part of the problem is, some people experience stress differently than others. Some people seem to slide right through life’s issues and come out the other side as if nothing happened. Other people, it seems, can have a major crisis
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This article is a repost from indieskeptics.com.
Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of researching on mummies for a project that I’m working on. This researching has branched off in several directions and
King Tut: An Invasion of Privacy?
resulted in me learning some fascinating things. My research on mummies has a lot to do
Continue reading The Bane of Human Remains
I speak a little Spanish, but just barely. Not even well enough to know the curse words, unfortunately. Basically I’m able to order food and chat about the weather. If I don’t panic when I miss a word or two, I usually understand enough to follow the broad themes of a conversation. I just
Continue reading Puscast Podcast: A Non-Expert Review
Today I had the unusual experience of meeting up with 2 old friends I hadn’t seen in about a year. I was struck by the common bond these 2 friends had with their interaction with me. I recently posted a link to this article.
It expresses my own belief that “when the
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A Rinderpest epidemic in the 1900ies (image FAO).
In the last few weeks and in the general indifference of media everywhere, the FAO has been celebrating an event of rather tremendous import: Rinderpest was officially declared eradicated, joining smallpox in the all too short list of such eradicated diseases. This
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I’ve written previously about how difficult and also how important it is to apply critical thinking to parenting. There are myriad internal and external pressures to be a “perfect” parent, and the criteria for perfection varies across different social groups. Parents can bond or bicker over all kinds of emotionally-charged issues: how to
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Their aim is an end to abortion throughout the UK and they plan to make this happen through peaceful prayer. Their name is ’40Days For Life- London’ and their next campaign is kicking off in a weeks time in London.
According to their website:
“From March 9th 2011 – April 17th 2011 our community
Continue reading Conversations with a British Pro-life protester
If you haven’t seen my other posts on abuse, please look here and here.
It is difficult to convey to those on the outside of an abusive relationship how very difficult it is to escape. One major reason why it is difficult to escape is because of all the decisions that have to be
Continue reading Making Choices to Save Your Life
A group of anti-vaxxers fell hook, line and sinker for a very fake graph. Here’s where a lack of critical thinking could get
Continue reading Anti-Vaxx, Anti-Critical Thinking
Reproductive Rights are again causing flare ups on the horizons of the internet. Pro-Life groups are pushing as hard as ever to eliminate clinics which provide abortions. Just today, the story that has sent out its shocking waves is South Dakota Moves To Legalize Killing Abortion Providers.
Essentially, SD has rewritten a clarification that was
Continue reading South Dakota’s Under-handed Trick?