Archives for February 24, 2010

Outrage and Civility

Imagine that you, as a greatly liked and respected person, found yourself overnight subjected to personal vilification on an unprecedented scale, from anonymous commenters on a website. Suppose you found yourself described as an “utter twat” a “suppurating rectum. A suppurating rat’s rectum. A suppurating rat’s rectum inside a dead skunk that’s been shoved up…

“Friends of Darwin” take center stage

From the NCSE:

A half century of struggle has resulted in more than a little change, which we hope is still ongoing.