People react to things. It’s a crucial part of how our central nervous systems (CNS) function as living organisms. Burns, freezes, pain, possible further pain, possible death—humans are going to yank away their body parts or duck underneath something if suspect any harm will come to them, and possibly live longer as a result. We … Continue reading Why Do You Let That Nonsense Get to You?
Author: William I. Kilmgood, M.D., Ph.D.
Why Art Majors Wouldn’t Necessarily Be the First to Die in an End-of-World Scenario
In the last ten or fifteen years, I can’t even tell you the number of times some jackass of cultish renown has stepped onto a broadcast soapbox to tell everyone the end of the world was right around the corner...
Everything You Need to Know about Life You Learned While Driving on the Interstate
One inescapable aspect of modern life I think many people don’t want to think about—and, therefore, don’t—is how often they put their lives in the hands of others when they step into a car, train, plane or any vehicle of considerable mass and velocity, as a driver or passenger...
Aspects of Human Anatomy & Physiology That Prove That Intelligent Design Really Wasn’t
I’ll be operating here not on the principle of 100 Things in the Affirmative Prove A Point, but more on the principle of Just 1 Thing to the Contrary Proves It Wrong. It’s that old Nazi Scientists vs. Albert Einstein argument. 100 anti-Semites walked into a bar and were asked how many Jews it took … Continue reading Aspects of Human Anatomy & Physiology That Prove That Intelligent Design Really Wasn’t
Dating and the Application of the Scientific Method to Dating: How to Scientifically Determine If Your Partner Is a Skeaze
I want to address some points here brought up by my 22-year old niece, about dating. Before recently dumping her, her boyfriend made some interesting accusations about her behavior that she couldn’t quite understand. And I, as an older and wiser, objective adult, upon hearing them, couldn’t allay her confusion or fears with some platitudinous … Continue reading Dating and the Application of the Scientific Method to Dating: How to Scientifically Determine If Your Partner Is a Skeaze
The Psychophysical Limitations of a Judeo-Christian Hell
First of all, I need to say that there is no such thing as ‘psychophysics’. It’s technically not a real thing. There have been psychophysical experiments that have been conducted over the course of the last 100 years or so under the category, mainly, of neuroscientific research, or just ‘neuroscience’, which, itself, is actually a general term that encompasses a number of sciences, both natural and social...
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