Archive for November, 2005

Musings on Reality, the Scientific Method, and the Cure for Dandruff

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

In this post I’ll do a Q&A to address the pattern of the most common reader questions/comments I’ve been receiving lately, especially with respect to the Intention-Manifestation Model, the Polyphasic Sleep Experiment, and the Million Dollar Experiment. Steve, it seems you approach certain topics in a rather unscientific way. You’re right. Are you saying that you’re being intentionally […]

Skepticism May Be Harmful or Fatal if Swallowed

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Skepticism means to use doubt and disbelief as tools for understanding reality, with the hope that the resulting insights will allow one to behave intelligently.  Skepticism originally came about as a form of opposition to dogma.  The general idea behind skepticism is to avoid swallowing foolish beliefs. That’s all well and good, but today it’s common to […]