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Archives for December, 2008

Latest Fuller

Quoth Fuller: But I happen to think that there is something more worth arguing about here, and a better way to think about the stakes is to ask, Suppose the matter of evidence remains unresolved or equally balanced: What difference does it make whether I endorse ID or Darwinism? Does it lead me to do…

Happy New Year!

Well it’s official, Steve Fuller (see here, here, here and here) has officially joined the ID echo-chamber that is Uncommon Descent. He will, apparently, be arguing that “Darwinism is an undead 19th century social theory” indeed stripped of its current scientific scaffolding, Darwinism is a 19th century social theory that has been turned into a…

ID rap (seriously!)

I have a dislike of hip-hop and rap. But when it is mixed with ID, well, I’m speechless. Witness Atom tha Immortal‘s silken rhymes: Apocalyptic G-d presence/ Feeling the fire of G-d’s essence/ You need Rosetta Stones to unlock my poem’s message/ Born in a body of sand since early dawn/ Adam spawned genetic code…

Happy Holidays!

This fashion maven and I wish all my readers a safe and peaceful holiday season. Be good to each other.

Monday Mustelid #45

European polecat, Mustela putorius L. And with that, we end our series of Monday Mustelids which we began back in January.

Monday Mustelid #44

Siberian weasel, Mustela siberica Pallas 1773 There are no good available photos for the Malayan weasel (M. nudipes), the Black-striped weasel (M. strigidorsa) and the Egyptian weasel (M. subpalmata), so that’s all you are getting on them. That means that next week’s Monday Mustelid will be the last one in the series.

Friday Poem (12/12)

AGRIPPA (A Book of The Dead) by William Gibson I hesitated before untying the bow that bound this book together. A black book: ALBUMS CA. AGRIPPA Order Extra Leaves By Letter and Name A Kodak album of time-burned black construction paper The string he tied Has been unravelled by years and the dry weather of…

Monday Mustelid #42 & 43

Black footed ferret, Mustela nigripes  Audubon and Bachman, 1851   Least weasel, Mustela nivalis L. Cute baby weasel under the fold …