Browsing the archives for the new age tag

Do cruise ships bring the rain? The mysterious difference between causation versus correlation

I was complaining to a local friend last week about the rain here in Vanuatu. It rained every day for 2 weeks and I was going a bit stir crazy. “It’s the cruise ships,” my friend told me.  Really?  “Yes, every single time a cruise ship comes to Vanuatu, it rains.  Everyone in my village [...]

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April 19, 2011 in Logic and skeptical thinking
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Does the Law of Attraction work or not?

The Law of Attraction is one of those hot topics.  People never seem to tire of debating why it’s true; why it’s false; or why everyone else just misunderstands it! (I’m in the 3rd category.) There have been a lot of great comments on this blog about the subjects of Law of Attraction (LOA) and [...]

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April 2, 2011 in RPT theory and teachings
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