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Dirty laundry

Aaaaaand as it sometimes happens, I have created a monster – wheee! So today, kids, the things that we are going to look at are censorship, politeness and airing dirty laundry. On the one hand, there is a certain ‘rule’ … Continue reading

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15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy – or maybe not…

“Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier”, claims the author of 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy. I expected a … Continue reading

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‘Theory of evolution’ and science: dictionary for dummies

We run into a lot of circular arguments with people when basic terminology remains grossly misunderstood, so here is a quick easy break-down for anyone who ever runs into “evolution is/isn’t true” wall with other people. It’s nothing more than … Continue reading

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Top 20 Logical Fallacies – how well do you score?

(From  The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe) What is a logical fallacy? All arguments have the same basic structure: A therefore B. They begin with one or more premises (A), which is a fact or assumption upon which the argument is … Continue reading

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On matters of belief…

This is the map of the strength of religious belief in the world. It very closely corresponds to the map of the GDP distribution in the world… As some of you have noticed on my Facebook, I had recently been engaged … Continue reading

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How to get the most out of the least inspiring tasks

University hallway, break after the first Microeconomics test. I’m being questioned on the subject of the best places to go to around the city by a few students who have just arrived. In the end of the break, somehow, one … Continue reading

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