A Symphony Of Science Around The Blogosphere

There’s a video featuring “vocals” by Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye that has been referred to on many blogs I read. I only got around to listening to it today, and it is definitely worth sharing. A “Symphony of Science,” some have called it: Elsewhere in science and religion around [Read More...]

How To Believe

How to Believe: Teachers and Seekers Show the Way to a Modern, Life-Changing Faith by Jon Spayde (New York: Random House, 2008) is a striking book to read after finishing Gretta Vosper’s With Or Without God, since it reflects an almost opposite perspective, that of someone who is attracted to Christianity, as opposed to someone [Read More...]

Voyage of the Damned

I finally watched the Doctor Who Christmas special “Voyage of the Damned” last night. It was certainly entertaining, and as tragic as the recent episodes have often tended to be. The “earthologist” (with a fake degree from a degree mill that also did dry cleaning) was particularly funny, with his poorly-informed understanding of human traditions: [Read More...]

Latest Christmas Blogging

A few more Christmas-related blog entries, following up on my one-stop Christmas blogging link collection. It seemed better to have a follow-up entry than to extend that one indefinitely… A Novelist On The Nativity Christmas Wishes from around the Anglican Communion Christmas in the Trenches by Jim Wallis Bethlehem vs. Nazareth: The Claim To Fame [Read More...]

One Stop Christmas Blogging

We’ve all heard of one-stop Christmas shopping, so I thought with the frenetic pace of holiday shopping, finding all the relevant holiday blogging experiences that are available might be a bit much to bear. Hence below are included links to many of the last couple of weeks’ worth of blog entries on Christmas-related topics. But [Read More...]

External Delivery The Future – Just Santa Clausism With A Wedge?

There is a funny parody site about ED Theory – i.e. external delivery. This is a great pre-Christmas present. Enjoy! (ht: Pharyngula) [Read more...]


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