2008′s 10 Best Philosophy Papers, As Selected By Philosopher’s Annual

via Brian Leiter comes this link to Philosopher’s Annual’s selections for best philosophy papers published in 2008. Sounds most intriguing.  I hope to find time to read a couple in particular. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

‘Nuff Said Award Winner: Lord Robert May On Religion’s Connection To Authoritarianism, Its Past Uses, And Its Current Fundamentalist Risk

via Jerry Coyne come remarks from Oxford’s Lord Robert May, president of the British Science Festival and  former chief scientific adviser to the British government, expressing views which I think are in keeping with (while further developing) the broader philosophical pictures that I lay out here, here, here, here, here, and, most of all, here. Lord [Read More...]

Mark Goffeney—The Boy With The Incredible Feet

One of my favorite live renditions of Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Extra Bonus Daily Hilarity: High Stakes Intelligent Designing

A terrific video about the irrationality of our “design” as counter-proof that the functions we evolved evidence a perfect “designer.”  The video comes via Friendly Atheist: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daniel Tammet—The Boy With The Incredible Brain

The story of Daniel Tammet’s amazing, amazing, amazing brain.  Tammet can master a new language in a week and he can memorize pi to thousands of places and do extraordinarily complicated math problems in his head simply seeing the numbers and other images and patterns in his mind. There are 5 parts, be sure to watch [Read More...]

Humanist Symposium At The Greenbelt

The Humanist Symposium, the blog carnival for humanists, has a new edition up at The Greenbelt (and it even graciously includes a submission from Camels With Hammers!) Here is The Greenbelt’s description of the types of blog posts that the Humanist Symposium is all about: The Humanist Symposium is not intended to be a forum [Read More...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Teh Ten Commandments Of Ceiling Cat

Found in this solid video disspelling slanders against atheists by dealing with questions about the morality of atheists: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Flying Spaghetti Monster Image Emerges On Spaghetti Plate

Blaghag has the ramazing story behind this awe-inspiring photo: Your Expressions Of Piety And Renewed Faith Having Been Once Again Touched By His Noodly Appendage? [Read more...]

Lykke Li And Robyn—”I Want To Break Free”

Some shaky camera work and rough audio, but a must for any who are Lykke, Robyn, Queen fans like I.  And the whole veil symbolism is much appreciated. And a few awesome more professional quality Queen, Lykke, and Robyn videos  since the mood has been terrifically set: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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