My first impression of Bob Jones University was a glowing one. Every year, hundreds of high school students are bussed onto the campus from conservative churches and schools (half-jokingly referred to as “feeder schools” by students and faculty at BJU) to visit for a week. This year, I was one of those lucky kids. Getting my first glimpse at real college life was a moment I’d long anticipated, and for the week I was there it was everything I wanted.
Tag confirmation bias
Having attended a fascinating talk by James Williams (a science educator) last night at Portsmouth Skeptics in the Pub, I thought I would post about it. The talk was called Insidious Creationism and concerned Creationism within an educational context.
So, on reading some work by fellow SINner David Osorio over at Avant Garde, I was alerted to this article by John Horgan about whether or not research supports benefits of meditation or not. It seems that it doesn’t, really.
Aaron Adair, who has kindly contributed a previous blog article on whether the Star of Bethlehem qualifies as being explicable…