Archive for November, 2007

Discovery Institute Reeling

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

The Discovery Institute is in major damage control mode right now. They have a page called “3 Myths About the Dover Intelligent Design Trial”. It allegedly refutes three myths that occurred during the trial and portrayed by Nova on its recent broadcast. Actually, its job is to create three myths. Their lies begin even before […]

BVCSM Toon #11

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Today is Judgment Day

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Don’t forget to watch Nova tonight on PBS.

Book Review: The Golden Compass

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

You might like it more than I did. Buy at Powell’s. This is actually more of a chapter review than a book review. When I heard that the fundies were in a snit over the upcoming movie, I thought I would read the book first, especially since the movie has had a lot of the […]

Carnival of the Godless and Politicians of the Godful

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Carnival of the Godless #79 is now up over at Aardvarchaeology. I’ve read all the articles, and two of them especially stand out. Go check out “Why I Am an Optimist” by Franklin. The second article of high interest is “Blind Trust for Religious Belief” by Stefan Monsaureus at Polypyloctomy. He talks about the problem […]

Alpha God

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

(Image from First People) John Wilkins over at Evolving Thoughts has an interesting article called “Explaining religion 4 – Wolves and gods”. It looks at wolf behavior and uses it to try to gain insight into human behavior. We all know that wolf packs resolve themselves into hierarchies, with an alpha wolf on top. Human […]

BVCSM Toon #10

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Marjoe

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Marjoe. Buy at Powell’s. I recently rented Marjoe. (You can buy it from Powell’s via this link, but I actually recommend just renting it from somewhere instead.) It’s a fascinating documentary, but overall it drags. They could have conveyed everything in half the time, and it would have been a more effective film. The movie […]