It was in the second session of our anti-racism class, if I remember right, that the teacher drew a diagram on the big flip chart. I’m going to call it TUD, for The Unforgettable Diagram. I’ve forgotten a lot about the class, but not that. Definitely not that.
The class met in the library at Pendle Hill, the Quaker study/retreat center near Philadelphia. The teacher came all the way from Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s iconic college town. Continue reading Aiming for the Roots: Anti-Racism and A Failed Attack on Racist Culture
[Have you had “anomalous experiences” like this skeptic did? I have; but those are other stories. Here’s one that was recounted in Scientific American, where skepticism is (appropriately) an article of faith. “Anomalous experiences” (aka synchronicity, serendipity, coincidence, fate, luck, destiny, Providence, etc.) are by definition non-scientific, as they can’t be replicated like all successful experiments. But unique events are not ipso facto meaningless, as this charming account shows.]
I just witnessed an event so mysterious that it shook my skepticism
By Michael Shermer on October 1, 2014
Often I am asked if I have ever encountered something that I could not explain. Continue reading “Inner Light”? Or Just an ”Anomaly”??
And so . . . Coming Tomorrow, February (Err, Second Month) 14: this blog will feature a Quaker Valentine Story Continue reading Exclusive-Coming Tomorrow: A Quaker Valentine Story