Category Archives: Education

Darwin’s Birthday Is Around The Corner…How Will You Celebrate?

It’s actually a far more fitting holiday (for lack of a better word) for the world at large than any other birthday/holiday/hallmark-excuse-to-gouge-the-consumer. Without Darwin’s evolutionary theory, we would lack a great many things in this world: biology (this is almost … Continue reading

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Anti-Evolution Screeds–The Frightening Facts Of Denial

Four more states have been added to my list of those I wish would just  fucking secede from the union: Four US states considering laws that challenge teaching of evolution Four US states are considering new legislation about teaching science … Continue reading

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Religious Worship In Public Schools? The Devil You Say…

“Prayers are to men as dolls are to children.” ― Samuel Butler I have a list. I keep a list of states that I would love to see secede from the Union. Those being, Texas, Indiana, Oklahoma. I might consider … Continue reading

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Is Science A Religion? Blurring The Lines Of Definition…

One of the more irritating (and ignorant) statements of our time, is when some ignoramus says, “Science is the new religion.” It rankles me as much as the codswallop that the statement ‘we all create our own realities’ does, inasmuch … Continue reading

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Five Years Later, A Singer Is Censored

Just when I was fresh out of outrage, more international news garbage: Polish singer faces two years in jail over Bible-tearing stunt Poland‘s supreme court has issued a landmark judgment against a heavy metal musician who tore up a Bible … Continue reading

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When Tea Is The Wrong Kind Of Party: Mistaken Akin Claims Of Legitimate Rape

Is it me, or when election time rolls around, do the Republican crazies seem to surge during an election year? Witness if you will: Congressscum Akin has come out with the…most witless, stupidest, misogynistic crap yet: In an August 19, … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Accountant–The Lamer Explanation Of Why Life Slaps Us Around

To be, or not to be, that is the question:Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to sufferThe Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune,Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles,And by opposing end them: to die, to sleepNo more; … Continue reading

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‘Because The Devil Made Him Do It’–The Dark Knight Shootings, Who To Blame? Another Episode Of Scapegoat Theater…

(Controversy courtesy of Pharyngula) As many of you have no doubt already heard, some disturbed young man took it upon himself to gear up for war and go on a shooting rampage in a Colorado theater. James Holmes, Colorado Shooter, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, USA! A Brief Commentary On What Was Intended, Vs. What Happened.

“My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right.” – Carl Schurz July 4th has come and gone –and despite all of my country’s flaws, I am glad to be a … Continue reading

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And What Is The Catholic Cee Whinging On About This Time? Only The Usual Suspects…

This is a constant complaint of the religious: WE’RE BEING PERSECUTED! WE HAVE RIGHTS! etc., etc., ad infinitum, ad nauseum. And what is it really all about? Why, the ass-clown  Catholics are up in arms about…contraceptive services?!?!? It’s like these … Continue reading

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