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Regeneration of the entire human epidermis!

Genes
This is just incredible. This poor child had a rare disease that causes the skin to become weak and grow sores that are very painful. Doctors were able to use genetic therapy to basically give him a new skin. It won't be long before there is a cure for most things that ail us. Our teeth won't rot, our eyes won't dim, and our minds will stay sharp until the end of our very long lives. "The you...
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It’s Time to Take the Gaia Hypothesis Seriously

Gaia
Can a planet be alive? That's the question the author of the below article is asking. The answer is no. If it were alive then it wouldn't be a planet. It would be an organism rather than a planet which simply hosts organisms. The below linked article talks about a hypothesis, known as Gaia, which basically does posit that the earth is an organism. This hypothesis has been around for a while now an...
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Men don’t cry as much because they are men

TV Actor Crying
The author of the linked article went on a quest to find out why he wasn't crying when he was sad. When he was young, he says he cried a lot but as he got older, not so much. He noticed that was true of his other male friends as well. There just wasn't a whole lot of crying going on. Sadness yes, depression yes, anger yes, but not a lot of crying. He began to wonder, "am I broken?" No, you are not...
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Jordan Peterson on Postmodernism

Jordan Peterson
I've watched Jordan Peterson for a while now, since before his step into the limelight of gender controversy. He is the author of a great book, "Maps of Meaning" which I will post about some other time. One of the things he's most vehement about is the destructive power of postmodernism. This was brought up by Derek James in the comments on Facebook. I thought this was a good opportunity to post a...
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Racism is a Quest for the Unearned

Proud of what?
There is often a confusion when discussing the matter of racism between racism and culturism. Discussions on culture can be extremely interesting and rewarding. Much can be learned from the ways of other cultures. One cannot objectively define which culture is better but some good arguments can be made if we agree to certain criteria. For example, how healthy are the individuals in the culture and...
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Confirmed: Global Warming is Fake News

Freezing Hot
I bet you would be shocked to learn that 97% of climate scientists never agreed on man-made global warming. I bet you would be shocked to learn that in the decades before Al Gore they really were predicting the coming ice age. Even when I make it 100% clear what I mean people still seem to ask, "just what are you saying?" I'm saying, it's all fake and you should just live your life. https://you...
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DSM-5 Gender Dysphoria & Trans-Racial Bias

Trans racial and Trans gender
If you are a man and you think you are a woman you have a mental disorder and there are treatments to help. https://youtu.be/Qz4ZyBGwR5g Let’s talk about gender for a moment. Transgender to be exact. I think by now everyone knows just what that is. Oh, well, maybe not everyone. It’s when someone doesn’t feel like the gender they were born with and so they choose to identify as the gender they ...
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Moral Outrage and Leftism as a Symptom of Mental Illness

Sunshine of the Leftist Mind
Feelings of Guilt Make you Feel Guilty There's been a study conducted that posits the theory that, "Feelings of guilt are a direct threat to one's sense that they are a moral person and, accordingly, research on guilt finds that this emotion elicits strategies aimed at alleviating guilt that do not always involve undoing one's actions." This isn't really anything new. In my opinion it's the basis ...
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If the Earth is Warming it IS Your Fault

YOU are a carbon based life form. When you die your carbon goes back into the environment making you part of the global warming problem. Deal with it, you are part of the problem. You are carbon so if carbon causes warming then you have to live forever, holding on to all your carbon so  you don't add to the problem and - don't forget not to breath. In fact, all life on earth is carbon based. Al...
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Polar Ice: So Thick & Icy!

How thick was it? 2 meters thick!
I'm a skeptic. So much so that I'm a skeptic of skeptics who are being skeptical. . I appreciate the scientific method which allows us to really look at things objectively. Part of that means being skeptical about the evidence. Especially that evidence that fits too neatly or seems to good to be true. Because of that I also look at the evidence presented by skeptics with the same level of skeptici...
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Did the Documentary Kill the Whale Show?

Orca
No more elephants in the circus, no more whales at SeaWorld San Diego. I'm a conservationist, not an environmentalist. They are very much two different things. As a conservationist I care very much about animals and feel that human beings have a obligation to utilize them in what can be considered a reasonable and proper manner. But I very much feel humans have dominion over the animals. ...
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Futurism is Meant to be Optimistic 

There are two things I have noticed generally about how people in the past imagined the future. First, it's generally optimistic in terms of the technological side of things. Second, their visions usually exceed the reality. Take the article below from the USSR. These wonderful images are in keeping with the idea of Walt Disney's Tomorrowland. A place that was, and largely still is, abo...
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Researchers Say to Prepare for Global Cooling Because of Global Warming

I quite enjoyed the movie, The Day After Tomorrow in which global warming causes the North Atlantic Ocean currents to stop circulating. In grand Hollywood fashion this causes a stunning array of disasters which ends in a nearly instant ice age. The article that inspired this writing uses the headline that this movie could become reality! For me this seems to highlight two things. The e...
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Study Shows that Females Like Strong Males for Mates

Okay, so the study talked about in the article linked at the bottom was done on mice. Not exactly a human corollary there, but enough to bring a thought or two to mind about men and women. The dirty little secret is that women like strong men. For my entire life I've lived in a PC world of feminism. I've watched how attitudes between men and women have changed over the years and I'm starting to ...
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Saving endangered animals is God’s will?

No, the title "Saving endangered animals is God's will?" isn't a quote from Noah. Prince Harry reportedly has said that saving endangered animals is God's test for humanity. The Religious I think even the religious among us can look at a statement like that and see there are many flaws in it. I've heard it frequently estimated that 99.9% of all species that ever lived are now extinct. And Go...
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