Science For Hippies – a new book and blog by Tom Thumb

Science For Hippies is a reserve and a web site by Tom Thumb, founder of Highway Junky, which will be a information to science and crucial pondering for non secular people today.

If this sounds like a worthy job to you then you can present your assist by pre-ordering a duplicate of the reserve!

And you can read through the very first content above at

Why does the environment require this reserve?

If this recent lockdown expertise has taught us just about anything it is that the environment is heading nuts. Many have shed belief in professionals and just do not know what to think any additional.

Individuals hurl back links at just about every other on social media like ninja stars and there are so quite a few ‘alternative facts’ that the truth of the matter will get shed along the way.

There are quite a few debunking and reality checking internet sites out there but only hard-main skeptics stop by them. The language of science is usually inaccessible and dismissive to the uninitiated.

So I want to compose Science For Hippies to offer a easy, welcoming information to what science and crucial pondering are all about. The reserve will explore the scientific approach, cognitive biases, the works by using and limits of intuition and address common problems about funding and credibility.

The reserve will not offer in depth breakdowns of why particular person conspiracy theories are not legitimate. No one likes to be informed why they are improper (and specifically not in detail!).  As an alternative we’ll look at how can we know just about anything at all? Not what to think but how.

And that can enable make the environment a far better place to reside in.

Why increase income for this reserve?

I’ll be truthful: I believed I’d quicker sell a kidney than do a crowdfunding marketing campaign. I obtain it excruciatingly awkward to talk to anyone for income.

I’m an seasoned writer, having said that, and think that I can compose a reserve which is value looking through. So right here you can get your duplicate of the reserve in advance and I have anything to reside on in the in the meantime.

The truth of the matter is, having said that, I’ll compose the reserve no matter if I access the target or not – it will just just take a great deal more time!

And if there is momentum powering this marketing campaign then I can also make videos and podcasts to accompany the chapters. There will also be a web site the place you can see the ongoing work and I’d like this to be the seed for a movement to reconcile science with spirituality.

To be truthful, if you’re currently the kind of human being who reads science of a common foundation this reserve will not educate you a lot. But do not you know one or 2 (or fifty!) people today who could definitely do with studying the basic principles?

Why should really I compose Science For Hippies?

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I utilised to think a great deal of…interesting issues.

But then I read through and read through and read through and learned that remarkable superpower that science bestows: the means to transform my brain. I discovered to recognise the flaws in have pondering and discovered how science tends to make the environment a additional magical place, not fewer.

I have created 5 guides and so I know how to generate construction and narrative, how to edit and craft a bunch of feelings and tales into anything value looking through. And I have currently created a great deal about option lifestyle.

You can download right here for cost-free my reserve about the Rainbow Gatherings – rainbow gatherings are kind of a thirty day period-long autonomous accumulating of cost-free spirits in isolated areas across the environment.

Or you can to to see other examples of my storytelling.

And I’d enjoy your feedback. Possibly jointly we can help  restore some rationale to a environment that demands it additional now than at any time right before.


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