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The Far East gave us acupuncture, we are exporting homeopathy back. The irony? Japanese critics of the latter use the exact same arguments as Western skeptics of the former. You mean that the human body works the same, whatever part … Lire la suite

Robert Lanza, MD, doesn’t want you to read this…

Oh, noes! Two science bloggers have angered one Robert Lanza, MD, scientist and proponent of the «biocentrism» hypothesis! Something about life going on after death, you know, and NDEs, and basically the failed theory of mind-and-matter dualism… All a lot of quantum flapdoodle, really. But saying so must not be respectful enough, I guess, and Dr. Lanza now wants the posts removed!

Erm… Can you spell «Streisand effect», mister?

While we are at it, I’d like to plug Connie Willis’s novel Passage, a much better reading about life and death and what passing on means than all the woo in the world.