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Come on over and say hello if you’re also at this year’s conference…

You can read it here. It starts like this: It was one of the largest public demonstrations in US history. On June 12, 1982, an estimated 750,000 protesters thronged Central Park in New York City, chanting “No nukes!” and bearing signs reading “Reagan is a bomb — both should be banned” and “Arms are for…

More on Richard Dawkins

PZ links to Discover‘s letters section, where there are a range of reactions to a recent article about Dawkins (aka “Darwin’s Rottweiler”). “Talk about polarizing,” says PZ of the letters. Precisely! In the context of this country, Dawkins is a divisive figure — which means that he’s very good for some things and very bad…