Category Archives: David S Goodsell

What They Don’t Tell You About Cancer

When I found myself with stage III squamous cell carcinoma, and in need of a year of drastic treatments, I was shaken enough to consume half a bottle of wine and the strongest espresso, to ponder my options.  As it … Continue reading

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Man vs. Molecule!

“Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.” ..Richard Dawkins In reality, faith is an element … Continue reading

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Dissenter’s Shocking Revelations About Pseudo-Scientific Cult

Recently a high profile dissenter from a group maintaining its grip by smearing dissenters  and dismissing all critics as “stupid, ignorant, insane or wicked” – has written a shocking, tell-all book.  The dramatic exposé lays bare in painful detail the … Continue reading

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A Meditation on the Machinery of Life

Meditation can take many forms, and concentrating on concepts we know to be a little beyond our understanding is as invigorating to the mind as a good workout is for the body.  It brings a feeling of humility about how … Continue reading

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