Are we living in a simulation? No, argues Peter Hankins, as he tackles the philosophical underpinnings of reality. In fact it all comes back to the challenge presented by consciousness, along with the necessity for consistency with an absence of evidence. Far less scholarly is Ryan Mandelbaum’s screed, “Think We’re Living In A Computer Simulation? […]
Where does the soul reside? Is it the seat of consciousness, our brains, or somewhere else? Roger Penrose believes he’s found the microtubules responsible for creating “you,”–or at the very least Matt Cook? But does this materialist theory hold water? Ardent anomalists may remember Greg Taylor’s spin on atomic states giving rise to consciousness as […]
Lancashire police have admitted sending officers to UFO sighting scenes after getting calls about alien craft. The cops acknowledged that it had happened eight times […] The post Cops Admit Sending Officers To Investigate UFO Sighting Reports In Lancashire appeared first on Latest UFO sightings.
Donald Trump is the most vulnerable president to assassination since JFK. There are very few points of comparison between President John F Kennedy and the current President of the United States, Donald Trump …
Polish prosecutors on Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. After killing the lamb, the group draped a white banner with “love” written in red over the infamous gate before then stripped their clothes off.
If you’ve spent much time in a hospital, you’ve probably noticed piles of medical supplies everywhere you look. But you might be surprised by the hidden waste behind the stacks of butterfly needles, rolls of gauze and myriad other tools that make a hospital tick. A ProPublica investigation has revealed shockingly profligate waste in the U.S. […]
One year after European Union leaders signed a deal with the Turkish government to cut off the wave of desperate refugees seeking to reach Europe’s shores, the policy has caused even more death and suffering. As of March 14, nearly 20,000 refugees and migrants had arrived in Europe this year after making the desperate trip […]
In the weeks since the election of President Donald J. Trump, sales of George Orwell’s “1984” have skyrocketed. But so have those of a lesser-known title, “The Origins of Totalitarianism,” by a German Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt. “The Origins of Totalitarianism” discusses the rise of the totalitarian movements of Nazism and Stalinism to power […]
President Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at rolling back one of former President Barack Obama’s major environmental regulations to protect American waterways, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, February 28, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times) President Donald Trump’s deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency […]
With the election of Donald Trump, it seems unlikely that reparations will move forward at a national scale anytime soon. But Chicago’s ordinance provides a model for creating reparations at the local level, even in the face of daunting circumstances. Victims of alleged torture by Chicago Police stand during a City Council meeting at City […]