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“It’s Science Jim, But Not As We Know It”

I was on the telly. Again. Five times now I have been asked to appear on The Big Questions – BBC1’s Sunday morning hour-long programme about religion, ethics and morality. I guess my journey from robust Irish Roman Catholicism to … Continue reading

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Wilko Johnson is ‘cancer free’

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk Isn’t it astounding the step changes that are being made in cancer treatment and cure. Remarkable science…. See on Scoop.it – The Global Village

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Mystery clown ‘disturbing’ children

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk People are strange … especially in Portsmouth… See on Scoop.it – The Global Village

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The only known recording of Sigmund Freud’s voice

It’s always exciting for me to hear a famous person’s voice for the first time, especially when that person was rarely recorded.  I remember when I first found out that there were lots of Dylan Tho… Source: whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com Fascinating  See on … Continue reading

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I didn’t care if I died – Thomas

Ex-Wales captain Gareth Thomas was close to suicide after his wife left him following his decision to reveal he was gay. Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk "It is difficult for people to realise what is on the mind of someone who wants to … Continue reading

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Doctor’s circumcisions ‘misconduct’

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk An absolute disgrace to humanity See on Scoop.it – The Global Village

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Be Reasonable: Episode #020 – Christopher Doyle

Joining Marsh this month is Christopher Doyle, director of the International Healing Foundation – a group which controversially aims to offer their help to people ‘suffering’ from unwanted same-sex attraction. Source: http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk A skeptical conversation: Conversion therapy….. in an interview … Continue reading

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Memories ‘flipped’ from bad to good

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk Fascinating start of a neuroscience journey.. See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing

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The Chinese cult that kills ‘demons’

The BBC’s China editor Carrie Gracie on a secretive cult in China behind one of the nation’s most notorious murders. Source: m.bbc.co.uk Once again, killing in the name of god.  See on Scoop.it – The Global Village

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Couple guilty of bomb detector fraud

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk Another in a series of similar unpleasant tales.  Apart from their nasty greed and willingness to allow people to die so they could make a profit, the other side of the story is the sheer credulity of the … Continue reading

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