Tag Archives: new age

A Long Walk Off a Short Pyramid

Dr. Ben Carson has been the subject of much mockery for a lot of reasons, but one of the most prominent is that he thought Joseph built the pyramids to store grain. Apparently he didn’t even make this up; it’s … Continue reading

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Feng Shui Follies

It seems like, a few years ago, Feng Shui was all the rage among New Age practitioners and people wanting to make a quick buck. If you rearranged your furniture properly, it would result in good fortune, or something like … Continue reading

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Tempting Faith

To my mind, a skeptical or rational viewpoint (using these terms fairly loosely) involves not only refusing to automatically accept anything out of hand, but also not immediately rejecting anything. That’s not to say that all things are equal, however. … Continue reading

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Eliminate the Negative

I wish I could put a “post no bills” sticker on my windshield, because it’s annoying when people put advertising flyers on there. Still, one that I got recently gave me the idea for this post, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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A Whole New Kabbalah Game

After coming across the news that Rabbi Philip Berg, the guy who taught Kabbalah to Madonna and other celebrities, died yesterday, I thought I’d take a look at what Kabbalah actually is. I had been under the impression that it … Continue reading

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