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Unhinged—the Michael Egnor story

If someone were to write a biography of the Creationist neurosurgeon, “Unhinged” would be an apt title. He used to content himself with rants against philosophical materialism, and evangelize for dualism with a zealous religiosity. But that wasn’t enough. The “forces of secularism” seemed to keep growing, despite his desire to see some heavenly smiting.…

Thanks for the roffles, PZ!

I don’t link to Pharyngula very often—our content just doesn’t intersect that much, but I followed a link from today’s post and had a good laugh. You see, some comedian creationist cult leader put out a new book, and the reviews on Amazon are a real hoot. From one review: My only disappointment with the…

Sunday paean

Science is hard. But science, and the methodological naturalism that underlies it, has proved to be the best way to observe, describe, and explain our reality. Sure, people can come up with ridiculous straw man arguments like, “but how do you measure love?” but these arguments ring hollow. (We measure “love”, a behavior, by the…