Author: lincoln

No time at all to explain.

Having a coherent answer to Life, the Universe and Everything (other than 42) to reply to your children’s questions is a burden that falls particularly hard on the parent that has a naturalistic world-view. Life would be so easy and…

The profits of the null hypothesis.

Twisted Log - Sweden

The null hypothesis has a useful property – it can never be proven.  Test results either reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis, they never prove the hypothesis. The science of statistics allows companies to test products and make…

Things they haven’t told you on Purpose.

I now know that the problem of deciding your purpose in life can be remarkably easy to resolve. The problem becomes much clearer when you cut through the fog of nonsense that religion, specifically, and society, in general, uses to…

This is how to spend a penny.

There has been a slow pattern of media articles on raising the profile of the costs of the Church of England. As you might imagine with the slow decay of church attendance, the opportunities for additional income over and above…

Let us Heal.

The hosepipe bans in the UK have started again. Yes the inhabitants of this great and green Albion, world famous for its inclement weather, will have to use buckets to wash their cars. Perhaps the people, struggling under the weight…

Blinded by the light ?

The Pope’s Easter message is one that we are “groping in the darkness, unable to distinguish good from evil” which is remarkably coming from someone who resides in palaces that glitter with baubles of such incredible opulence; we must wonder…

Welcome!

Just a quick introduction as I’ve been meaning to start this project for a long time but for a fear. The fear isn’t that I cannot write:  I think I can write reasonably intelligibly, nor that I haven’t got anything…