Stupid Design

This post is by Jesse Galef – Everyone seemed to like Neil deGrasse Tyson.  Good, it shows you have good taste.  For your Friday afternoon viewing pleasure, here’s another great clip of him, this time explaining how absurd it is to claim that the universe was designed for life, let alone human life: (rough transcript [Read More...]

Speak at SkepCHICamp?

SkepCHICamp is essentially a one-day grassroots skeptical conference in Chicago run by volunteers taking place on March 6th, 2010. You can find more information about it here. (I’ll be there. So will Skepchick Elyse. Do you need to know any more?!) One of the things organizers are looking for are local speakers who’d like to [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Relating to Religious People At Times of Grief

Good morning Richard. In the past week both an employee of the company I work for and the father-in-law of a co-worker died. Non-related. Inevitably situations came up where I was in a conversation with co-workers who were all saying “At least they are in a better place now.” When I didn’t join in with [Read More...]

Google is God

The pig said it. So it must be true. (via Pearls Before Swine) [Read more...]

Anti-Science Candidate Susan Hutchison Mocks Richard Dawkins

A couple months ago, I posted about Susan Hutchison, a former news anchor from Seattle, Washington who is running for King County Executive (sort of like a mayor). This is a position that has given rise to future governors of Washington state, so it’s not a seat to be taken lightly. What was weird was [Read More...]