T. Scott Thompson has an undergraduate degree in physics with a minor in philosophy and he’s done graduate work in physics and political science. He serves on the board of the Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland and has been a recipient of the Harvey LeBrun memorial grant from the AHA, which was used to help produce a two-year lecture and video series on modern science topics, entitled “Quest: A Wanderer’s Journey Through a Wonderful Cosmos.” Volume one of a related book will soon be published.
Posts by T. Scott Thompson
Believing in magic can be fun. One can believe in the power of positive thinking, in faith-healing, in getting rich by imagining piles of... Read More
The other day I happened to watch a video of the Young Earth creationist Ken Hovind asserting that there is no known way the... Read More
People tend to be afraid of the unknown. When faced with mysteries, people throughout history have felt compelled to make up stories to explain... Read More
In his 2009 book, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution, biologist Richard Dawkins highlights a conceptual difference between the way anthropologists... Read More