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I’d pay more attention to politics but…

I get scared easily. I’m glad I’m not in Delaware where Christine O’Donnell, their Repubilcan Senate primary winner, once said some very stupid shit about God and health problems. Her latest gem was revealed by Talking Points Memo, who quoted … Continue reading

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It’s drafty in here (the problem with a loaded question)

This post was started June 20th, 2010 and then left to collect dust in my draft folder. The top half is original to that day. Below the cut is what’s new today. —- The book came by my desk at … Continue reading

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It’s drafty in here (science is way cool)

Several posts over the next couple weeks are being pulled out of my drafts, if the title wasn’t a clue. I’ve been storing ideas in there for..oh, months now, and it’s high time some of them see light. New Scientist … Continue reading

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It’s drafty in here (home schooling and evolution)

I’m doing some housecleaning. I threw a bunch of links and other crap into my drafts (so I wouldn’t forget about them) and then forgot about them for a few months. I’ve looked them over and still feel like writing … Continue reading

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Dracula connection to a young earth?

Normally I avoid Answers in Genesis like a plague, but with a headline like that, there’s got to be some fun reading in it. Sadly I don’t know enough about vampire bats to know if John Woodmorappe is properly describing … Continue reading

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You don’t need faith in evolution

Either you agree it’s an acceptable theory to explain adaptation and fossils, or you don’t. You either think it applies to every living thing (and certainly all the dead ones), or you think humans somehow got missed by the whole … Continue reading

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Science teacher vs creationist kids – who’ll win?

I come across this story via World Net Daily and we all know that’s “quality journalism.” But, P.Z. Myers and Hemant Mehta thought the story was worth a moment, so let’s see why. Apparently Melissa Hussain, an 8th grade science … Continue reading

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A boy, a couger, an Angel – how could I not write about this?

Big headline in the news this morning: Domesticated canine reacts with evolved instincts, protects pack member from wild animal. Hardly. The way Lloyd Forman sees it, his 11-year-old grandson was saved by an Angel. Yes, the Star article takes the … Continue reading

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Science center being sued over ID movie cancellation

The California Science Center opted to cancel a pro-intelligent design film recently, and left themselves wide open for a lawsuit against them by the American Freedom Alliance, a “think tank and activist network promoting Western values and ideals.” Western being … Continue reading

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Quotable Terry Pratchett

He who will always be my favourite author, had this to say about his own religion: My religion, such as it is, is that we are shaped by the universe to be its consciousness. We tell the universe what it … Continue reading

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