Category Archives: Education

Don’t Rest On The Laurels Yet–Christian Radicals, Still A Threat

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” –attributed to Thomas Jefferson Yes, panic-mongering is exhausting. Sometime I just get worn out worrying over these things. But these people are a very real, very dangerous threat. And here’s something that should … Continue reading

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Life On Earth–Exactly What Are The REAL Odds?

Look round this universe. What an immense profusion of beings, animated and organised, sensible and active! You admire this prodigious variety and fecundity. But inspect a little more narrowly these living existences, the only beings worth regarding. How hostile and … Continue reading

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Another Creationist Lawsuit? It Looks Like We ARE In Kansas After All, Toto…

Our creationist detractors charge that evolution is an unproved and unprovable charade– a secular religion masquerading as science. They claim, above all, that evolution generates no predictions, never exposes itself to test, and therefore stands as dogma rather than disprovable … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Books–Only One Of These Is Worth Burning, Can You Guess Which?

RELIGION, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. – Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary I always seem to feel a small twinge when I hear news like this: Bible edges out Darwin … Continue reading

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‘So Help Me God’ Nixed From Air Force Pledge: Famous Witch Doctor Freaks Out

I have a long, long list of people that I wish I could slap some intelligence into. Mostly that list consists of Republicans and/or the Religious ‘Blight’ (as I not-so-fondly call them). And this idiot is in the top 10. … Continue reading

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A Tea Party Politician Proves God! Let’s Stone The Homos!

“No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.” – G.B. Shaw It’s these dratted headlines that are most embarrassing to our country, and our citizenry. Somehow being … Continue reading

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There’s A Memo? Who Knew?

I have never been a big fan of Julian Baggini – he tends to be an accommodationist who  recites the Rodney King mantra, mistaking tone for temperament (and content), trying to bridge those vast schisms between believers and non-believers. It’s … Continue reading

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