Reading Time: 3 minutes I am in the throes of writing a book with Dr. Aaron Adair with the working title of Aliens And Religion: Where Two Worlds Collide—Assessing the Impact of Discovering Extra-Terrestrial Life on Religion and Theology. It’s turning out to be a very interesting writing process since the discipline of “astrotheology” (yes, that’s a thing) is […]
Reading Time: 14 minutes As a child, I delighted in books of the unexplained—ghosts and UFOs, Mary Celestes and Bermuda Triangles, abominable snowmen and cursed mummies. As a grown-up skeptic, many of these inexplicable phenomena have long been explained, or competently assigned diminishing probabilities. Ghosts almost certainly don’t hang around graveyards. Yetis? Nope. The Loch Ness Monster? Get over […]
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Reading Time: < 1 minute This video was linked to me as a friend of a friend created it, by all accounts. It’s ironic as I am finally listening to Carl Sagan’s A Demon-Haunted World right now that deals explicitly with this sort of claim. Disclaimer – I have not watched this video yet, but am about to. It’s like […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes A moment of silence for the passing of a telescope that changed our view of the universe and humanity’s place in it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Back in the 60s, the Mothman tale was unstoppable precisely because it was silly.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Spatsby’s untimely death comes to an end. Todd sends him back to terra firma. And the odd, lock-jawed man must assess what he’s experienced with honesty and integrity.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Blinky and Sal enjoy some traditional, hyper-violent American action fare and ponder the psychological need to watch such things.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Guardian recently ran an article that provokes some interesting thought and discussion. If we are close to finding alien life (for the sake of argument, though the number of exoplanets discovered is constantly rising), how would this affect the major religions of the world? Santhosh Mathew writes: The interaction with alien life is not just being […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes A moon of Saturn joins the exclusive club of worlds with all the ingredients of life.