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Archives for September, 2008

Monday Mustelid #29

Fisher, Martes pennanti Erxleben 1777

Back in 2006 I briefly discussed sociologist Rodney Stark’s book, The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success (Random, 2005). Now over at Evolving Thoughts, John provides a guest post by Thony Christie that discusses Stark’s claims about the history of science.

About last week …

Male Flame Skimmer, Libella saturata (source) We had one of these sit on an agave in our back yard for about three hours yesterday afternoon. Beautiful looking creatures. Last seven days were busy here. New classes to prepare and other stuff left little time for blogging and suchlike. Don’t know if things are going to…

Monday Mustelid #28

Japanese marten, Martes melampus Wagner 1841. (source)