Archives for August 30, 2012

Gender Issues

A couple of items for you over at the X Blog. We have His and Hers writing instruments, and I finally made my own Hitler parody called “Hitler finds out that Surly Amy is sending 32 women to the Skeptics Conference in Berlin”

That would be funny. Tim Dickinson has some pretty amazing investigative reporting in which he notes that the origin story for Romney is that he … … took leave of his duties at the private equity firm Bain Capital in 1990 and rode in on a white horse to lead a swift restructuring of Bain…

Is reality real?

I like to ask people who believe in reality the following question: “What is the one single piece of evidence that convinces you that reality is real?” The answer is always easily debunked. For example: “Evidence”: Reality is real because I can sense the world around me. Answer: Senses have been known to fool people,…