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Archives for March 24, 2007

Approaching fast: The Skeptics’ Circle

Time flies, and it flies really fast. Once again, that blog carnival of lucid critical thinking, the Skeptics’ Circle, is almost upon us. It’s scheduled to appear on Thursday, March 29 at the blog of fellow ScienceBlogger Martin at Aardvarchaelogy. Martin hosted the Circle a while back, before he joined the ScienceBlogs collective, and did…

Belated blogiversary!

Here’s wishing a belated blogiversary to Holocaust Controversies! On its first blogiversary, Nick has posted a cautiously optimistic analysis on the reason why Holocaust denial is losing its potency and increasingly being abandoned, even by the far right, as the completely ludicrous lie that it is. I have no illusions that Holocaust denial is going…

Regular readers will know my opinion of Reiki or “energy healing.” No need to rehash it here, at least not at the moment. But if you’re a believer and looking for a Reiki practitioner, Reiki Blogger has some suggestions for you of things that “are NOT OK” in a first Reiki session: I recently read…