Archives for June 4, 2009

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There is an interesting post on The Intersection called Civility and the New Atheists, by Chris Mooney. In the post, Chris reviews Barbara Forrest’s statements that in engaging int he cross-world-view debate (scientists vs. creationists, atheists, vs religion, etc.) one should maintian etiquette, respect and understand diversity, and practice humility. Atheist and pro-science writer Mooney…

Blogospherics

DuWayne has his own post up asking the question Are All Men Capable of Rape? Laelaps has created a blog carnival all his own highlighting a selection of posts on the fossil known as Ida. I will assume that Brian’s failure to include my post on the topic is a mere oversight. Why do people…

J. Smooth Schools Asher Roth

…..I am really a humorist at heart, and I like feminism and humor together, but some things just aren’t funny. Like misogyny. Like murdering doctors and trying to deprive women of their right to health care. Racism, sexism, discrimination, and idiocy in the name of religion are not funny to me either. Although I may…

Michele Bachmann on Swine Flu

Totally stolen from Effect Measure where you can see another Michele Bachmann bit as well.

This is for all you nascent researchers about to head off to remote places to engage in your very first fieldwork and for all you eco-tourists or educational travelers about to embark on a trip through strange lands afar…. Here at Quiche Moraine

PZ’s Minions are almost there. Go here to get the specs, then click through. The target site is under a lot of stress, so be gentle.

Legal experts are largely undivided in the opinion that Norm Coleman’s Minnesota Supreme Court bid to overturn a lower judicial panel’s decisions regarding the vote count in the Minnesota Senate race is senseless and has no chance whatsoever of winning. This opinion was widely held prior to the presentation of arguments by Coleman, but now,…