The Dangers of Dualism

As a person who requires evidence to be convinced about the reality of things, I reject dualism: the position that mental phenomena are, in some respects,non-physical, or that the mind and body are not identical. Thus, it encompasses a set of views about the relationship between mind and matter, and is contrasted with other positions, such as physicalism, in the mind–body … Continue reading

Save The Whales (For The Enjoyment Of The Good People Of Vancouver)

Evictions are all the rage in Vancouver these days. The city tried to evict some homeless people from a park, leading “some members of a local First Nation” to try to evict the city from, well, the city. Meanwhile, concerned citizens have been trying to evict the resident cetaceans – … Continue reading

CFI Canada Announces “Health and Wellness Check Up”

Centre for Inquiry Canada has launched a new campaign under its Consumer Education and Advocacy banner: Centre for Inquiry Canada has launched Health and Wellness Check Up – See more at: http://centreforinquiry.ca/consumer-protection-and-advocacy/#sthash.EcXznDuL.dpuf The words health and wellness are often code words for pseudo-medical remedies created to replace medically proven treatments … Continue reading

Julius Csotonyi’s Book Finally Available & It’s Gorgeous!

Julius Csotonyi’s book, The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi is finally available. You’ll remember Julius Csotonyi as the talented artist behind the Royal Canadian Mint’s set of Prehistoric Creatures coins, the latest of which is the Tiktaalik coin. I got my copy  of the book today and it is gorgeous – beautiful … Continue reading

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