Tag Archives: Barrie Schwortz

Mr. Barrie Schwortz, President of STERA Inc: please stop proselytizing narrative-driven so-called science.

Apologies to early birds: I shall be composing this posting in real time.  Yes I know I should be assembling in draft mode, and only hit the Send button when complete and polished. But I’m more a comments than posting … Continue reading

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Can you see those supposedly inimitable discontinuities and striations in Shroud image fibres?

Here’s screen grab from a pdf of the photomicrograph in  the splendid 2010 Fanti et al paper on the microscopic versus macroscopic aspects of the Shroud image. It’s Fig.7, the one that provides the visual evidence of those discontinuities and … Continue reading

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Message to Dan Porter, owner of laid-back pro-authenticity shroudstory.com site

November 5, 2013 at 1:07 pm | #7 Reply | Quote Well, don’t say I didn’t warn you Dan, just yesterday, but I’m not just a tedious old science fart, but someone with a keen eye for politics too (“newsjunkie” … Continue reading

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Is it true that the Shroud image (“unlike a scorch”) ceases to be visible when backlit and viewed with transmitted light? A reader comments…

Here’s a comment I received from Adrie this morning, which I reproduce in full with his permission. It concerns the oft-cited claim that the Shroud image cannot be seen in transmitted light, i.e. with the light source behind, as  discovered … Continue reading

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Charring, fluorescence and image-forming mechanisms. Beware Shroudology’s junk science and flawed logic…

Here’s what photographer- turned- self-styled scientist Barrie Schwortz, President of STERA (the so-called Shroud of Turin Education and Research Association  Inc) wrote back in February this year in attempting to dismiss my scorch mechanism:  “Every documented scorch on the Shroud … Continue reading

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The more you have, the more you hoard … (Barrie’s Song)

I’ve just spotted this item (the first of the three shown) on the BBC’s website: Maybe that top one could be set to music and called “Barrie’s Song”. Lyric: “The more you have, the more you hoard, the  more you … Continue reading

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Two things you should do before reading Barrie Schwortz’s response to my criticism of STERA (The Shroud of Turin Education and Research Association, aka Shroud (+) Copyright Inc)

Yup, before reading Barrie Schwortz, President of STERA  on The Other Site you would be well advised do the following: First, read the items shown below with a red star on a listing that includes some of STERA’s extensive copyright … Continue reading

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