Reading Time: 13 minutes “…In the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which [is] the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.” (1 Kings 6:1 KJV) The Exodus account […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Rebecca Bradley is a fellow writer here at SIN. She recently completed a new book called Cadon, Hunter, a book set amid a clash of civilisations and ways of life. It follows a hunter gatherer tribe who are beset by a plague brought to them from the protagonist, Cadon, as he finds a deserted village. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes SIN has created its own book which came out in 2014. It’s a great collection of essays looking at a whole range of subjects to be skeptical of. For example, Rebecca Bradley deals with “pseudoarcheology”, whilst Caleb Lack writes about cognitive biases. Subjects from science denialism to groupthink, free will to the history of skepticism, are dealt with, with care and quality. The variety is a real joy. It would make a great Christmas present!
Reading Time: 5 minutes This is something I wrote four years ago on my previous blog, but thought it was interesting to bring up again. I thought about it in response to a comment over on fellow writer Rebecca Bradley’s Lateral Truth piece, “Social Justice: A Millenarian Movement”:
Recently, the PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) has been toying with the idea of employing the Rooney Rule when shortlisting and interviewing candidates for managerial positions in football clubs in England. The rule demands that clubs must interview at least one black person for manager when recruiting.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I own a small publishing house which has several imprints, the main one being Onus Books which is predominantly a skeptical and philosophical enterprise. On the books are three other authors at the moment: