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Global Warming Alarmist

Though I have been called an “alarmist”, I am not. I am more of a Pollyanna; I tend to be overly optimistic about coming events. I am usually the one to say, “It’ll be fine; don’t worry.” Yet in the case … Continue reading

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A Passion for Truth

A while ago, a friend of mine said in passing that climate change is my passion. That’s true, as far as it goes, but something about it got me thinking. While I am concerned about how we are changing the … Continue reading

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Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

My counseling degree does not qualify me for clinical practice, but my studies did give me some insight on what would characterize good counseling practice. Gay conversion psychotherapy, also known as “reparative therapy” or “sexual reorientation therapy,” qualifies as quackery. The American … Continue reading

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The Problem of Faith

I happened across this article from February, 2012, Why the Believer Knows More About Science, by Stacy Trasancos, and I found it interesting because it illustrates what may be the single most destructive aspect of religious faith. The author attempts to … Continue reading

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There’s Your Problem – Part Two

I am not anti-faith. If you have a religious faith, I am sure that I don’t share it, but if it helps you live better in any way, good for you.  Although I try to avoid fruitless discussions of things … Continue reading

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The Climate Wars

The first shots have not yet been fired, as far as I know, at least not literally. There has certainly been some aggressive talk, even death threats, in these opening skirmishes. The real climate wars, when actual countries battle each … Continue reading

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Why I Trust Researchers More than Politicians

There are those who say that the 97% of climate scientists who agree that climate change is serious and caused by human activity are lying to us, that the science is suspect, and that we need not worry. I disagree. … Continue reading

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