Archive for May, 2012

Evolutionary Psychology – a lame theory

In my book, Buddha is an Atheist, there is a long section on the demise of the Modern Synthesis theory of evolution, based on epigenetics, laws of form, assymetry of action, lateral gene transmission, reliance on counterfactuals, non-adaptive structures, Cambrian explosion, circular reasoning, non-falsifiability of natural selection, internal constraints, phenotypic changes in mid-life, conservation of […]

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Blind Spots of Science

One of the problems with the view of science predicating the physiological over the mentative and spiritual aspects arises in the area of psychic phenomena. The scientific method demands that to prove something a phenomena must be replicable to an independent observer in an independent test. Why, though, does is this necessarily congruent with the […]

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