Daily Archives: 13/03/2012

Pseudo-archaeologist James Tabor exposed as a fraudster over ‘Jonah Ossuary’ faked photographs

If the evidence doesn’t fit, Photoshop it: digital image manipulation in the case of Simcha Jacobovici and James Tabor’s ‘Jonah Ossuary’ Sins of commission and omission: digitally generated marginal ‘fishes’ and overlooked handles on the so-called ‘Jonah Ossuary’

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Alain de Botton’s wishful thinking versus reality

The wish: ‘The priesthood is now a shadow of its former self.’ The reality: ‘From 2009 to 2010, the number of [Roman Catholic] bishops in the world increased from 5,065 to 5,104.  The growth trend in the number of priests, … Continue reading

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