Suicide, Personal Freedom & Values

Science Fact:  Suicide is forbidden by law, forbidden by religious precepts, and is often a forbidden subject for conversation.  In the previous post we considered the understandable human desire to prolong and preserve life.  This post looks at the opposite: the … Continue reading

Superstition, Conspiracies and Control

Science Fact:  Superstition is a strong force in people’s lives today, despite the ubiquitous presence of science and technology.  For example, professional athletes are superstitious about their warm-up rituals, their clothing, their accessories, even what they say and do.  Sports … Continue reading