The Guardian gets a lot of stick but, every now and again, they have some extremely fine writing. Here’s some. Now we seem to think every terrorist attack puts us in the same rank of suffering as the generations of … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2007
I came across this word today. Ignosticism is the view that the question of the existence of God is meaningless because it has no verifiable (or testable) consequences and should therefore be ignored. It’s a nice word. Many of my … Continue reading
Where do you stand on this most important of issues? Scott Adams is against it. Scott Adams thinks that Car singers believe they have an unalienable right to sing along with the music even if it does make other people … Continue reading
The Guardian has an article about new government guidelines for teaching creationism in religious education (RE) classes. Schools will also be required to teach the creation myths of all the major religions and will be required to compare and contrast … Continue reading
Excellent Doonesbury over at Slate today about the global warming controversy and the dioxin controversy and ….
I have been outrageously busy for the last couple of weeks so I have not been keeping up with the news but, last night, I finally caught up with my Jim Lehrer’s New Hour watching and…it was disturbing. One of … Continue reading
He is also very good when he is serious as he is in his occasional op-ed pieces that he writes for The Guardian. Like this one. Early this year the Bush administration is to ask Congress to approve an additional … Continue reading
Whenever there is a discussion of whether gods exist the discussion always flits between three distinct definitions of god. Old man with a beard who hears our prayers, created the earth and intervenes in our daily affairs and performs miracles. … Continue reading
I wonder if a spammer would appreciate the irony that I am getting loads of comments to my entry A Pyramid of Spam saying “Thanks! I will spread this among my friends!”.
A long time ago, Bob asked Maybe. I have to learn more about the brights. Is there a good website? but I did not notice because I had not subscribed to his comments. Let that be a lesson to all … Continue reading