The Weekly Doubt | Issue 13

Posted 12:00pm Sunday 29th May 2016 by Wee Doubt

Would you like a cup of tea? With milk and sugar, you say? Why don’t you try it the way I like it instead? I brew the tea, add sugar and yeast, and leave it on my windowsill for a couple of weeks. Yeah, so that a big snotty fungus grows in it. No, I don’t change the water, I just leave Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 12

Posted 12:20pm Sunday 22nd May 2016 by Wee Doubt

Is there a black covering of sexual thoughts in your environment? If there is, somebody close to you may be possessed by a demon. Demonic possession is the spiritual possession of an individual by a malevolent being, commonly known as a demon. From the website I learned the Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 11

Posted 12:21pm Sunday 15th May 2016 by Wee Doubt

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Australian conwoman Belle Gibson has just been fined over one million dollars for stealing a killing, and possibly killing other people.  Gibson claimed to have cancer in her kidneys, brain, blood, spleen, liver, and uterus. She also Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 10

Posted 12:42pm Sunday 8th May 2016 by Wee Doubt

Never trust an atom. They make up everything.”  My workmate’s joke got me thinking of the topic for my column this week. It has layers. Layer 1: atoms do make up everything. Layer 2: the truth about atoms is not straightforward. Layer 3: Most non quantum physicists don’t Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 9

Posted 12:10pm Sunday 1st May 2016 by Wee Doubt

Cultural relativism is the principle that an individual person’s beliefs and activities should be understood by others in terms of that individual’s own culture. This is true, to a point, but often it translates as “We cannot pass judgement on people of other cultures, no matter Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 8

Posted 12:21pm Sunday 24th April 2016 by Wee Doubt

Colostrum is a fluid that female mammals produce from their mammary glands after they give birth. It isn’t milk – it’s a clear, yellowish substance that will be the newborn baby’s first meal. As well as nutrients for the baby, colostrum contains antibodies produced by Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 7

Posted 12:16pm Sunday 17th April 2016 by Wee Doubt

Hypnotic regression therapy is a process by which people believe they can uncover repressed memories years, or even decades, after they have been forgotten. For example, regression therapist Barbara Lamb specialises in uncovering memories of alien abductions. One of her patients discovered that she Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 6

Posted 11:47am Sunday 10th April 2016 by Wee Doubt

Do you ever feel jealous of plants? Just sitting there, stuck in one place, never having to go looking for food, getting all the energy they need from the sunshine that shines right on top of them. What a life! Well, according to the breatharians, you don’t need to bother eating anymore Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 5

Posted 12:50pm Sunday 3rd April 2016 by Wee Doubt

If you want to poison the entire population of a city, what could be a better method than to spray everyone from a plane? Quite a few things, actually, but I’ll get to that in a minute.  A “contrail” is a condensation trail left when a plane flies through the air. According Read more...

The Weekly Doubt | Issue 4

Posted 1:01pm Sunday 20th March 2016 by Wee Doubt

When I was 14 my uncle read my palm. He told me that I would live a long life, but with a lot of misery. I would have many partners before I found one to settle down with, if I ever managed to keep a relationship going at all. I would have two children. I wouldn’t find a career until I was in Read more...

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