An Encouraging Editorial In Support of Science

I know it’s Asheville, North Carolina and not a city in the Deep South, but I’m still very encouraged to see an editorial like this in the Citizen-Times… and very troubled to know who’s running for the state House of Representatives in Buncombe County: When asked whether the General Assembly should be involved in the [Read More...]

Are Reason and Religion Compatible?

Speaking of the Rally to Restore Sanity, the Washington Post On Faith blog asked panelists: Are “reason” and “sanity” the opposite of religious belief? An excerpt of my post is below: Not completely. There are religious people in just about every field imaginable — including academia and science. It’s possible to be sane — ridiculously [Read More...]

My Day at the Rally to Restore Sanity

My brief summary of the Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive — with tons of pictures: First, the brief comments: – I love that the Mythbusters spoke on stage. But their attempt to do live experiments with a huge sample size was a bust. I know the Rally was supposed to be apolitical, [Read More...]

Think About God When You Vote

When voting this Tuesday, remember the message from Christianist David Barton: Forget the economy; just think about God. (Via Christian Nightmares) [Read more...]

Republican Sex and Marriage Advice: Juvenile Erectile Dysfunction

Always nice to hear sex advice from a Republican: (via Republican Sex and Marriage Advice — Thanks to Alan for the link!) [Read more...]


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