Words Matter; Choose Them Wisely

A recent article over at Apple insider reveals the following about how Apple carefully crafts the words that they use throughout their business: In keeping with a positive theme at Apple’s retail stores, those who hold the title of “Genius” are reportedly told to say “as it turns out” rather than use the word “unfortunately.”… Continue reading Words Matter; Choose Them Wisely

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Carl Sagan vs. Skepticism

A great quote by Carl Sagan: “Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” Works for God, UFOs, ghosts, etc. Seems ironic because skeptics are fans of him, yet by taking this quote to heart, skeptics would have to give up their posture that they think they know.

Categorized as Skepticism

Blasphemy vs Heresy

Terry Jones: “Blasphemy is the undermining of a spiritual belief system. Heresy is the undermining of the bureaucracy that has grown around a spiritual belief system.”

Favorite Quotes

Saint-Exupéry “In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.” Albert Einstein “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Eleanor Roosevelt “Do one thing everyday that scares you.”