Archives for July 9, 2012

Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives

A new climate change video by greenman3510:

There is a new book coming out called How We Know What We Know about Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming. Here is a description: When the weather changes daily, how do we really know that Earth’s climate is changing? Here is the science behind the headlines – evidence from flowers, butterflies,…

Reason and Creationism

A talk by Genie Scott of the NCSE. Do reason and creationism ever intersect? What reasons do creationists cite in explaining their beliefs? Genie Scott examines how “reason” is misunderstood and misused by creationists. When: 4/15/2012. Where: Global Atheist Convention, Melbourne, Australia

Skepchickal Sex Ratio in Context

The question has been asked: What was the sex ratio of attendees of the recent SkepchickCON Track at CONvergence, and of the panelists? To this it would be nice (and appropriate) to add the same questions for CONvergence as a whole. I have some, but not all, of that information. I looked at the panelist…

Debbie Goddard

One of my favorite people is Debbie Goddard, and she was in town for the last few days for SkepchickCON. (That is where we originally met, a few years back.) We managed to have a few longish conversations about the history and current state of skepticism and secularism. Debbie has been involved in these movements…

This cute kitteh needs your help

Cute Kitteh is a Metaphor for Atheist Talk Radio. What do all these people have in common? Don Prothero Ed Brayton Eugenie Scott Ira Flatow Jennifer McCreight John Abraham John Hawkes Lois Shadewald Lynn Fellman Maggie Koerth Baker Martin Rundkvist Massimo Pigliucci Neil DeGrasse Tyson Peter Lipson PZ Myers Randy Moore Sehoya Cotner Shawn Otto…