The Vampire With the Dragon Tattoo (Spinoza Series, Book 1) by J. R. Rain

By J. R. Rain

3 years in the past, highschool pupil Veronica Fortune witnessed the brutal homicide of her mom and dad. Now armed and hazardous, she units out to seek down the very factor that destroyed her life.

That is, till she disappears.

Spinoza is a personal investigator who makes a speciality of discovering the lacking. He's stable at what he does. rattling solid. yet he's additionally a convalescing alcoholic and a royal mess. employed to discover Veronica, Spinoza won't allow his own demons—or demons of any kind—get within the manner of discovering the reality concerning the lacking girl.

Now following a strange set of clues that leads him into stranger and stranger territory, Spinoza is ready to return face-to-face with whatever legendary...and whatever hungry for blood.

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He would approach well-known scientists with geological specimens and accounts of where in the Himalayas he had found them. Papers would be written jointly by the two scientists. In due course, Gupta built up a bibliography of over 300 books and papers. However, Gupta’s evidence was faked. In reality he had bought specimens in Africa and China, and his stories about the Himalayas were false. As a result, scientific knowledge of that part of the world has been terribly damaged. It is a classic example of how science needs reliable evidence to function properly.

Most religions have stories of miraculous events such as healing, parting of seas and the destruction of enemies. For example, the Roman Catholic Church must normally have evidence that the person has performed at least two miracles in order to admit someone to sainthood (National Catholic Reporter 2003). In short, religion can be regarded as being part of the paranormal, and could be thought of as subject to the same kinds of skeptical investigation as any other paranormal claim. Should we examine religion with the same skeptical tools that we use on UFOs, telepathy or the lost continent of Atlantis?

81). It is also stated that Scripture teaches a recent origin for man for the whole Creation, that Noah’s Flood laid down much ‘fossiliferous sediment’ and that death entered this world as a consequence of man’s sin. We now know enough about creation science to be able to talk about whether it can be regarded as scientific or not. The first point is a simple one. The goal of science is to understand the natural universe. However, the goals of creation science are clearly the proclamation of a set of religious beliefs.

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