The Propensity to Believe

We are Magical Beings in a scientific age.  Notwithstanding all the remarkable achievements of our species n terms of understanding and harnessing nature, we are born to magical thought and not to reason. James E. Alcock The real challenge of our age is to liberate ourselves from our own irrational tendencies to believe without questioning. […]

The Al-Qaeda Mystery

Time has moved on and nobody wants to talk about 9/11 anymore.  Other affairs have taken the limelight like Egypt, Syria and now the American  government shutdown.  Like the Kennedy murder another crime goes into history and nobody dares to tackle it because everybody’s too scared.  Those who aren’t are either ridiculed as conspiracy theorists […]

A reason to live

As an atheist one is often challenged to explain the reason for living.  One could look at life as a playground where the ultimate goal is to have as much fun as possible.  Once the fun is over it’s time to go.  There’s no point in going on with life if it’s not enjoyable anymore, […]