In her latest book, The Memory Code, science writer Dr. Lynne Kelly details her thesis that the primary purpose of monuments ranging from the statues on Easter Island to Neolithic Stonehenge was not as tributes to the gods but rather as extremely effective memory technologies used by oral cultures to encode many hundreds of … Continue reading
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 10-Dec-2016 to 16-Dec-2016.
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 26-Nov-2016 to 2-Dec-2016.
Angus Reid Institute has published the results of a survey about Canadians’ beliefs in various conspiracy theories: “Extra-Terrestrials and other Stranger Things: Four-in-Five Canadians believe”. Now, don’t be misled by the report’s title… or the report’s content. The ARI write-up is mind-bogglingly stupid, compared to the actual results. The actual … Continue reading
While the Cassini spacecraft is busy transmitting images of it’s recent fly through of the water geysers of Saturn’s moon Enceladus (Saturn’s Geyser Moon Shines in Close Flyby Views), the New Horizons probe explores the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt (New Horizons: The First Mission to the Pluto System and … Continue reading
size2 A resurrection while I’m away.