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In our Freethinker Sermonette two weeks ago about all the other stuff in Leviticus that seems to get forgotten when the passage about homosexuality being an abomination is highlighted, some readers thought it was unfair to take this stuff out of its historical context. Atheism has no severer critic than Mr. Edward Current, and he…

Oil on troubled waters

There’s a lot of concern about the environmental effects of drilling for oil off the US coast, but I don’t buy it. Yes, I know it won’t produce any meaningful amount of oil, ever, and no oil at all for years. But that’s a technicality. Politically it’s a compelling idea and even though it won’t…

WHO’s sick joke

Indonesia’s Health Minister, Siti Fadilah Supari, has joined WHO’s Executive Board. The Detikcom news website reports Siti Fadilah Supari has been elected unanimously during the 60th World Health Assembly meeting in Geneva, The health minister says the nomination represents world recognition and appreciation of Indonesia’s active role in coping with global health problems. (Radio Australia)…

So what does my Scienceblogs colleague, Dr. Tara Smith of Aetiology know anyways? So she’s got an advanced degree and is a practicing epidemiologist. How could she be so smart if she writes stuff like this? Those of you who have followed creationism/intelligent design literature over the years have probably felt as if you’re living…