Archives for October, 2010

My Contribution to Restoring Sanity

Your humble blogger went to the big rally yesterday. Here’s what it looked like:   I never noticed it before, but the National Mall looks a lot like the Vienna/Fairfax Metro stop. But let me start at the beginning. I hit the road at 8:30 in the morning, which normally would get me to DC…

Random Stuff

Turns out I have a blog. Who knew! A combination of lack of time and, frankly, lack of enthusiasm have kept me from the blogosphere lately, but I thought I would poke my head up just to let y’all know I’m still here. So let’s see. I have a busy weekend on tap. Tomorrow is…

An interesting exchange between moderator Wolf Blitzer and Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell, from a recent debate. BLITZER: Let’s give you a chance to respond to some of the things she said because in a television appearance back in 1998 on Bill Maher’s show you said evolution is a myth. Do you believe evolution is…

I should probably warn you that this is a long one. So either get comfortable or go elsewhere! Josh Rosenau has a post up, replying to this earlier post from Jerry Coyne, who was discussing this L. A. Times article about the recent secular humanist conference in Los Angeles. At the conference there was a…

Wisdom From Dennett

The reason for the recent blog drought, I am happy to report, is that the book writing has been going well lately. I shot past the 80,000 word mark the other day, which leaves just 20,000 to go. Alas, it is now clear that the first draft will be somewhat overlength, so I am not…