Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 6, 2007

Weird Gmail behavior

A bit of blog housekeeping here… Normally, I find out about new comments on my blog through e-mail notifications that get sent to me shortly after you, the reader and commenter, post your comments. I find it much easier simply to scroll through the e-mails and see what the reaction is to my posts and…

Thanks to a commenter going by the ‘nym of djm, I found in a comment yet another hilarious example of how credulity towards pseudoscience of one form often goes hand-in-hand with other forms of pseudoscience. It looks as though the “intelligent design” creationists are down with Steorn’s claimed free energy machine as “evidence” against materialism:

It was a rough day yesterday. I spent a long time in the O.R. It was one of those days that I couldn’t figure out what happened. The number of operations that I had to do should have allowed me to finish operating by around 2 PM, leaving me time to do other things that…

As hard as it is to believe, it’s that time again, time for a bracing dose of reality in response to the rampant credulity that permeates the blogosphere. I apologize for my announcement being later than usual; I was in the O.R. all day and only this evending did I have an opportunity to do…