Respectful Insolence

Archives for September 20, 2006

Better than Talk Like a Pirate Day

I have a confession to make. I’ve never really understood the whole pirate schtick that PZ and some other bloggers find so amusing and that the Flying Spaghetti Monster has included as an integral part of the great religion of Pastafarianism. I suppose that makes me an apostate or something like that, but I guess…

Yesterday’s post on Dawn Winkler, the antivaccination activist who is presently running for the Governor of Colorado on the Libertarian ticket, provoked this comment, which linked to an amusing e-mail exchange that Australian skeptic Peter Bowditch had with her regarding vaccines a couple of years ago. After reading that exchange, I now think that I…

Sergey takes down the Birdman

Heh. I love it when the guys over at Holocaust Controversies get involved in a tussle with someone who clearly doesn’t know what he is talking about, and I figure that perhaps my readers will too. So, enjoy this amusing little rebuttal to a guy who calls himself the “Birdman” and seems to think it’s…