San Diego Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Somehow, this escaped my radar, but San Diego Mayor Bob Filner signed a Darwin Day proclamation earlier this week: [Read more...]

Saddest. Valentine. Ever.

(via Comic Blasphemy) [Read more...]

Illinois Family Institute Warns Us About What Will Happen if the State Legalizes Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage could become legal in Illinois very soon if the state Senate votes the right way today — Governor Pat Quinn said he would support such a bill — and conservative Christian groups like the Illinois Family Institute are freaking out.

They love to talk about how they “love the sinner, hate the sin,” but in a recent piece by IFI’s Laurie Higgins, she demonstrates that love in the most Godly way possible (i.e. It’s non-existent).

Here’s one of the things she’s worried about if gay marriage becomes legal in our state (emphases mine): [Read more...]

Jesus Sent His Dad a Valentine!

I guess he loves his Dad more than his Dad loves him…

(via Ape, Not Monkey) [Read more...]

Jonah Lehrer on the Lesson He Learned from Charles Darwin

Yesterday, self-plagiarist and quotation-maker-upper Jonah Lehrer delivered a $20,000 speech to the Knight Foundation. He’s been criticized left and right for the #Humblebrag of a talk (in which he says he just needs a stricter set of rules so that he knows the difference between right and wrong)… but I actually liked a part of his speech where he (accurately) quoted Charles Darwin: [Read more...]


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