Archives for December 8, 2011

Rick … I Wish I Knew How to Quit You

I'm pretty sure this is going viral, so ... first!  (On FTB, anyway.)And in case you miss the joke, Rick Perry appears to be wearing the same jacket as Heath Ledger in Brokeback Mountain. (Understand, this is not making fun of gay cowboys; it's making fun of a "cowboy" who has a visceral dislike of … [Read more...]

How to be Wrong — Part 1 of 4

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 — Part 4I’ve been reading PZ Myers’ blog since his first weeks in business, and I’ve disagreed with him, that I can recall, exactly once.It was a very small disagreement, a matter of opinion about a minor subject. (The cloning of pets, to be precise. And I’ll probably be revisiting the subject in a blog post someday soon, so kindly save any replies on that topic.)But more than once, after reading one of PZ’s articles, I’ve come away in such delighted, newly-en … [Read more...]

Rick Perry Ad and the Atheist Answer

Rick Perry digs the hole deeper, putting himself even farther from the growing mainstream of American thought:And the growing mainstream answers back:----------------------------Aaaaand ... then I discover I'm the THIRD FreeThought Blogger (or worse) to toss this little tidbit at you. Heh. … [Read more...]