Four Legged “Whales”

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Evolution is fundamental to all sciences. Here is a great example of geological and biological sciences converging Si cet ancêtre de la baleine pouvait nager comme une loutre, les chercheurs formulent l’hypothèse qu’il a sans doute traversé l’Atlantique entre la côte ouest de l’Afrique et l’Amérique du Sud, continents qui étaient deux fois plus rapprochés […]

Humans and the God of the Caverns: the origins of art

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Jesus vs Evolution: You’re Missing the Point.

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Modern cosmology and Christianity do two separate things.  Christianity at its heart is about how humans should relate to each other–“Love your enemy.”  The  Bible provides a justification for supporting that behavior. 1)  God is good and created a world with enough stuff for people to live peacefully without destroying it. 2) Humans are never […]

Getting to 50.1%

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

A friend posed the following question.  “Shaking off the horserace mentality for the moment: does anyone know how the GOP candidate policy positions poll, versus the Obama record & likely campaign platform? Put simply, are these people speaking to the 51%? Here is how it see it. These candidates are like the local activist who […]

Conservative Culture of Denial

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

I have no idea about what Herman Cain did or didn’t do, but Conservatives pundits and politicians are making an absurd argument about the law and morals. Dahlia Lithwick documents their insistence that sexual harassment does NOT exist.  In other words, Cain can’t be guilty because sexual harassment; sexual harrassment is simply a liberal conspiracy […]