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Statistical anomalies: are they divine?

Religious people love to claim that God personally intervened in their life. They will give you a touching story about a statistical anomaly which they know couldn’t have happened unless “something else was going on”. That one time that mistake … Continue reading

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Three a week: Hope

There is light at the end of the tunnel. Three questions: Question 1: Why do we dramatize bad decision making? When all the odds are stacked against you, and you are left with only the tiniest chance of success, why … Continue reading

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One destruction of theism

Can absurd statistical anomalies be explained without a god? We’ve all heard it: our universe is so complex, so finely tuned, it is statistically impossible for us to exist (let’s say, 1 in 10 to the 100th power). Therefore, we … Continue reading

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