Archives for November, 2007

Genesis 2 ends with Adam and Eve being naked yet not ashamed. In Genesis 3, the Serpent, who is wiser than average, tricks Eve into partaking of the forbidden fruit of one of god’s two magic trees. This results in Adam and Eve recognizing their own nakedness, and compelling them to produce the first clothing.…

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare

One of my best friends, who shall remain nameless for the present, a scientist, an atheist, a heavily decorated soldier in the war on Christmas, raised two wonderful, brilliant children, on of which being a devote catholic now in training to be a very devote catholic. Like a priest or something. I am a committed…

Climate Change Matters

There are still climate change deniers out there, and if you are one, I’d like to take a moment to annoy you with the following story: Nearly 300 cases of chikungunya fever, a virus that previously has been common only in Africa and Asia, were reported in Italy – where only isolated cases of the…

Peter Atkins on Natural Selection

I have a lot of problems with some of the verbiage he uses. But it is all done with a nice English Accent, so he must be a smart guy…

I think this one might be real…

HELLO GREETINGS I NEED YOUR URGENT HELP TO DISTRIBUTE 12.5M USD.TO HUMANITARIAN AND OPHANS.AS I’M WIDOW AND CANCER WOMAN. THIS MY MAIL MIGHT COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE ANDTHE TEMPTATION TO INGORE IT AS UNSEROUS COULD COME INTO YOUR MIND BUT PL’S CONSIDER IT AS DIVINE AND HELP OUT. THANKS SERENA What do you…

Evolution … Its for real

Cell Kills Korean Man

“His cell phone was found in his shirt pocket with its battery severely melted and his chest burned and fractured.” Ouch. Details here.

As New York mayor, Rudy Giuliani billed obscure city agencies for tens of thousands of dollars in security expenses amassed during the time when he was beginning an extramarital relationship with future wife Judith Nathan in the Hamptons, according to previously undisclosed government records. The documents, obtained by Politico under New York’s Freedom of Information…

Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 (5 – 25) are distinctly different and contradictory origin stories. The biblical origin story represented in this text has long been known to resemble a set of Sumerian stories that mainly deal with a multitude of gods interacting (some of these gods are converted to humans in the biblical version).…

Open Source College

Are there really open source colleges? Not really, but there are regular colleges that offer some degree of OpenSource learning.