Respectful Insolence

Archives for March 19, 2006

As many have pointed out, Isaac Hayes, who happens to be a Scientologist, quit his role as Chef on South Park last week, unhappy that the show had produced an episode that made fun of Scientology. Apparently, it’s OK with him if South Park makes fun of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, but say anything derogatory…

Prometheus on “armchair science”

A couple of weeks ago, I lambasted Mark and David Geier for their irresponsible proposal to treat autism by using Lupron to lower testosterone levels, in essence chemically castrating autistic children, because, they claimed, it would make the mercury that supposedly caused the autism in the first place “easier to excrete.” Naturally, Prometheus couldn’t resist…

Pretty cool.