Respectful Insolence

Archives for March 21, 2008

If you ever have any doubt at the sheer level of unscientific fearmongering and lunacy antivaccinationists like to foment, all you have to do is head to the comments section regarding the David Kirby article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that I deconstructed yesterday. Given that the Age of Autism site linked to it to send…

Sometimes a topic demands to be included in my little Friday bit of hubris and tweaking. Usually when that happens, it’s obvious because somehow the topic is synergistic with what’s been going on during the preceding week on the ol’ blog, in the same way that herbalists claim that all the various compounds and contaminants…

P.Z. Expelled!, Dawkins in…

…to see Expelled! In perhaps the funniest incident I can recall involving a fellow ScienceBlogger since there has been ScienceBlogs, earlier this evening scourges of “intelligent design” creationism P. Z. Myers and Richard Dawkins went to see a screening of the antievolution pro-ID creationism movie Expelled! in the Minneapolis area. The guards recognized P.Z. and…