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    Posts Tagged "The Atlantic"

    Yes, quantum physics is weird, but let’s not lose our senses

    Schrödinger’s cat is a thought experiment designed to point out the silliness of over-interpreting quantum mechanics. It was devised in 1935. Alas: the silliness remains This Atlantic article was published back in April but it has come to my attention only recently. Two friends have independently sent it to me in the last month and asked […]

    Near-death experiences? Not good news for Christians

    Hieronymous Bosch, Ascent of the Blessed, c. 1495. The light at the end of the tunnel has caused some to speculate that Bosch either had a near-death experience or had spoken to someone who did. Image source: Wikimedia Commons. Click on the image for a high-resolution version “Near-death experiences are perhaps the only spiritual moments that […]

    On creationism and gay marriage

    Cassandra Davis, Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, 2013. Photograph taken at the Creation Museum. Davis is a Chicago artist working in photography and installation. She is interested in our deepest desire for the spiritual and her latest body of work “Holy Ground” examines her charismatic pentecostal roots. You can see more of […]

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