More Info On The Birther Infomercial

Princess relays this video about the Birthers and those exploiting them. Money quote from Rachel Maddow: Birtherism may have been disproven, it may be becoming a political punchline even on the American right.  But it’s also apparently becoming a really good scam for raising money off gullible, sad people.  Which probably means it’s here to [Read More...]

Disorderly Genius: How Chaos Drives The Brain

A really fascinating video: For more read the New Scientist article here and also take a listen to the last fascinating third of this episode of Radiolab on stochasticity. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Humanist Symposium #43

Check out the latest edition of the Humanist Symposium,hosted at Prior Perceptions. [Read more...]

Philosophy In-Joke Hilarity Galore

When you do philosophy for a living, philosophy novices are frequently inflicting on you the same small stock of stale and unimaginative philosophy jokes and overrated Monty Python philosophy related sketches. So that’s probably why I find this contemporary, philosophically acute, esoteric latest comic strip from Chaos Pet strip a  breath of fresh, hilarious air: [Read More...]

Judge This: Should The US Military Be Sponsoring The Proselytization Of US Troops?

Unreasonable Faith reports on news that it’s already happening: “Operation Straight Up” has been allowed to provide entertainment to troops with the goal of “sharing the gospel with soldiers in combat” — something they say has never been allowed before: Capt. Chris Plekenpol, a spokesman for OSU, was responsible for the lives of 100 men [Read More...]

The Benefits Of Vaccination

For sharing with that special anti-vaccination fanatic in your life… Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Misunderstood

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Mr. Deity And Da Man

Brand new Mr. Deity: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Meaning Of Life

Today I had the distinct pleasure of reconnecting with one of my closest friends and classmates from my college days for the first time in 6 years.  He’s a friend with whom I spent some of the most formative philosophical years of my life and who, as a result, I will always consider to be [Read More...]


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