Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 2, 2006

More Virgin Mary pareidolia

This time, the Virgin Mary is on a tree: LOCKPORT — A Harvey Street woman claimed on Wednesday that she heard the voice of the Virgin Mary and has seen visions of the Mother of God in the trimmed branches of a maple tree in front of her house. Antonia “Toni” Filipertis, 84, a devout…

Animal “rights” terrorism

While I was catching up on some of the stuff that’s happened while I was away, I noticed PZ Myer’s article about animal rights terrorists who intimidated a neurobiologist at UCLA named Dario Ringach to the point where he decided to stop doing research on primates. Then I saw that Jake and Bora also weighed…