Woke Christianity?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines WOKE as follows. Woke is now defined in this dictionary as “aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice),” and identified as U.S. slang. It originated in African American English and gained more widespread use beginning in 2014 as part of the BlackContinue reading “Woke Christianity?”

The Gross Conceptual Error of Christian Nationalism

A picture is like a thousand words and the images below should be sufficient for demonstrating the grotesque problems with Christian Nationalism. However, I am going to say a few things anyway. Let us begin. MISSING CONNECTIONS Before we get into the details of what’s wrong with each image above, it is worth noting thatContinue reading “The Gross Conceptual Error of Christian Nationalism”

Faith Over Fear? Wut?!

This despicable and entirely unbiblical meme keeps popping up in the social media feeds of what I’ll assume (out of generosity) is a sincere desire to help others. 🤦🏻‍♂️ Overview Anti-mask/vaxx Christians keep using these verses to support their anti-science aggression. [2Timothy 1:7 CSB] 7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear,Continue reading “Faith Over Fear? Wut?!”

The Politicization of Science?

How does one politicize Science when Science has NO political inputs? Indirectly. You politicize its participants and its outputs. How does this work out in reality? Short answers is disastrously. Now for the long answer. THE BIG IDEAS First, what is Science? It is an enterprise where human beings do their best to explain howContinue reading “The Politicization of Science?”

American “CR box” Pie

One of the awesome things about Twitter is the robust community of Science Communicators who work together sharing their expertise, their experiences, and sometimes silly things like using Rock & Roll to get a point across. The story of the Corsi-Rosenthal box is a long one that spans the country and the Internet of things.Continue reading “American “CR box” Pie”

COVID Aerosol Physics

In spite of evidence to the contrary, many people persist in the false belief that masks do not work, or that respiratory viruses are somehow not airborne. The Physics of aerosols is conceptually simple though mathematically complex. It’s also within the realm of what an undergraduate student in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering would encounter alongContinue reading “COVID Aerosol Physics”

COVID Vaccine Ingredients

The Pfizer vaccine has the following ingredients, which are essentially the same as what’s in the Moderna version, but they use a few different salts in their pH control and the lipid formula is slightly different. The explanations under the headings that follow include the percentage that each major ingredient group comprises. mRNA lipids ((4-hydroxybutyl)azanediyl)bis(hexane-6,1-diyl)bis(2-hexyldecanoate),Continue reading “COVID Vaccine Ingredients”

True Christian Callings

Like no other time in American history, “the church” is out of line with the culture at large. What do I mean by “the church?” Like it or not, the face of American Christianity is the white evangelical Protestant (WEP). It matters little whether or not that face is truly representative of American Christianity becauseContinue reading “True Christian Callings”

On Understanding Science and Loving Your Neighbor

Science is an enterprise armed with methodological tools that describe and explain how Nature unfolds. In the Natural Sciences, we have the luxury of physical laws that lend us predictive power because of the empirically familiar regularities present in Nature. Sometimes the math is simple and sometimes it is not.  Now please forgive me asContinue reading “On Understanding Science and Loving Your Neighbor”