Let's define "rationalizing believers" as those who believe in god, spirits, or some other supernatural force, but do not subscribe to the mainstream beliefs.
My premise is this: Educated people remain believers for what reason? Why do I find their claims no more credible than those of the fundamentalists? Wouldn't it be more plausible to actually prove the existence of something before we accept it as "real"?
Is it simply unacceptable to know that we do not know?
Dogs' floppy ears may be part of why they and other domesticated animals love humans so much.
Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
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