Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 18, 2006

Listen to this episode of Point of Inquiry. It includes an interview with Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan’s widow, who cowrote Cosmos and Contact. That’s good enough (although the sound quality of her connection is not so good), but what will really get you fired up is the last half of the podcast contains last public…

Starchild Abraham Cherrix doing well?

Ensconced at a conference center in North Carolina near Abel‘s and Bora‘s home turf since Saturday, I appear to have missed an update on the story of Starchild Abraham Cherrix. As you may recall, he is a 16 year old who fought for the right to pursue “alternative” therapy over evidence-based medicine to treat his…