A change of pace on religious craziness

Personally, after a while I get bored reading about religious believers saying crazy things about evolution and homosexuality, so I like it when they throw some variety my way and say crazy things about other topics, like global warming. Here’s from an interview with U.S. Senator James Inhofe (via Jerry Coyne):  [Read more...]

The more you know about science, the more likely you are to have accurate scientific views

Duh. But unfortunately, sometimes people deny the obvious. Russell Blackford links to this piece adapted from Chris Mooney’s new book, saying, “this article is rather interesting. I wonder whether it signals a return to form.” Mmm… interesting, yes, but the piece still includes the kind of bad arguments Mooney has become infamous for. The core [Read More...]

Best sources for getting informed about global warming?

I’m thinking of doing a series of blog posts on global warming. Part of the reason is this: If someone tells me they don’t believe in evolution, it’s easy for me to tell them where to start their reading. I tell them to read Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth, Jerry Coyne’s Why Evolution [Read More...]


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