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Four Stone Hearth #88 at Ad Hominin

The monthly anthropology blog carnival Four Stone Hearth has just been posted. CiarĂ¡n was kind enough to include two of my recent posts and there is a wealth of information for those interested in all aspects of anthropology.

Atheism and Science at The Huffington Post

My essay The Unseen and Unknowable Has No Place in Science has just gone up this morning in the Religion section of The Huffington Post:     Yes, religion is incompatible with science. This doesn’t mean, of course, that religious people are incapable of doing science. Far from it. There are certain questions that don’t probe…

Scientia Pro Publica #23 at Pleiotropy

The latest edition of Scientia Pro Publica has been divided between eight blog posts based on theme. True to form, a single edition has influenced multiple posts in the blogospheric version of pleiotropy. Beginning | Biology | Conservation | Ethics | Medicine | Physics | Psychology | Conclusion This edition is massive with contributors from…

Top Posts in February

Bonobos and the Child-Like Joy of Sharing Haiti and the Loan That Wasn’t Can You Solve This Nearly 300-Year-Old Medical Mystery Teaching Evolutionary History An Academic Love Story

Nature Network Has A Brand New Look

Think you know Nature Network? Wait till you see what they’re up to now. The members of my former parish have now unveiled their long awaited MT4 platform and you can re-experience all of their wonderful science blogginess updated afresh for your viewing pleasure. The administrators announced the news yesterday at Schemes and Memes: Nature…

Research Blogging Award Finalists

The finalists have been chosen in the first annual Research Blogging Awards for material written about peer-reviewed literature. Some of my favorite bloggers have been selected including Neurophilosophy, Laelaps, Not Exactly Rocket Science, A Blog Around the Clock (BoraZ also has the best Twitterer category locked in), Skulls in the Stars, Observations of a Nerd,…

Top Posts in January

Deconstructing Social Darwinism, Part I Deconstructing Social Darwinism, Part II Deconstructing Social Darwinism, Part III How Can Haiti Be Sustainable? Uniting Primates and Cetaceans Through Personhood Bonobos and the Emergence of Culture Civility, Science Communication, and the White Patriarchy Robert Sapolsky on the Uniqueness of Humans Deconstructing Social Darwinism, Part IV The Huffington Post Publishes…

Scientia Pro Publica is Up

Kind of Curious is hosting the latest edition of the premiere science blog carnival. Stop on in and thank him for an excellent collection.

     Goldberg shown here (right) “gangbanging”    with a guy who enjoys making fun of the dead.I must have done something very, very wrong. Jonah Goldberg, that noxious, infected man-tit of a human being, has just praised my work at the National Review. Referring to my series on Deconstructing Social Darwinism Goldberg writes: This is a very comprehensive…

My friend Henry Gee at Nature Network wrote a few thoughts about how issues of race, gender and communication were discussed at the recent ScienceOnline2010 conference (#scio10 for the Twitter inclined). In his post he raises what he felt were unfair criticisms to his comments about laying ground rules to enforce civil conversation in science…