Archives for February 10, 2008

Proven: Michael Behe is a Moron

Michael Behe made a guest appearance in Beaver County the other day to engage in a debate on intelligent Design vs. Real Science. He got interviewed by a local reporter, who posed questions to both Behe and his antagonist. Here I provide a few excerpts for your amusement.

NASA Connect Ancient Observatories

Berry Go Round #1

This is your best chance to own a pristine copy of a Virgin Carnival, on it’s very first round on the internet. Berry Go Round is a carnival about plants, and you can find the first installment here, at Seeds Aside.

Science Debate 2008 got a writeup in Business Week. When most of the Republican candidates for President proclaimed that they did not believe in evolution during a debate last year, astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss was one of many who were aghast. The Case Western University professor and best-selling author was even more upset when former Arkansas…

What?! Is Florida totally full of morons, or what? The Bay District School Board will vote on Wednesday on a resolution that waters down the proposed state standards for life science education. Please go to the Channel 7 web site where this story is posted and add your comments along side some guy from New…

Has Ron Paul Quit?

Vague reports are circulating that Ron Paul is quitting his bid for president. He wrote this letter to supporters.

Secret information available only on, well, major news outlets, seems to indicate that Microsoft has backed off a recent attempt at a hostile takeover of Yahoo.

The provocative title of this post is the title of a new book, by Ken Ham (founder of the absurd Creation Museum, in the woeful state of Kentucky) . Charles ware is co-author.

Darwin and the Voyage: 06 ~ Bugs

When reading The Voyage it is impossible to miss the observation that much of the time Darwin was engaged in adolescent boy behavior: Pulling the heads off insects, noting how long they would wiggle after cut in half, closely examining the ooze and guts, occupied much of his time. Obviously, careful observation and a strong…

Men Rendered Obsolete

Men are largely useless, and worse, detrimental to normal operation of a society. But they have been retained because they were the only known source of sperm. Not any more.