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by fishywiki
Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Before The Big Bang
Replies: 10
Views: 11136

Re: Before The Big Bang

In Laurence Krauss' book, A Universe From Nothing, he postulates that the Big Bang is merely a stage in a cycle of bang-expansion-contraction-next bang-next expansion etc. I can't say that I understood it fully, but it's intertwined with theories of Dark Matter, multiple universes, and more. It is, ...
by fishywiki
Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Participate in my research study on atheists
Replies: 29
Views: 12498

Re: Participate in my research study on atheists

Duh! I suspect that this has been designed by someone who assumes that being atheist is like being gay in the '60s - a dark secret. In fact, most people I know don't give a toss about religion, like many in Ireland who are the "I was born catholic, so I'm a catholic, even though I haven't been to an...
by fishywiki
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Science and Scepticism
Topic: Homeopathy
Replies: 8
Views: 4229

Re: Homeopathy

It's difficult to debunk homeopathy to believers - it's really a bit like religion. However it's interesting to note that no well-designed, randomised, double-blind (in other words, correctly run) research has shown homeopathy to have any effect above that of a placebo. You may be happy to hear that...