Monthly Archives: October 2008
Check out this clip from yesterday’s CNN.Â Some quick background:Â North Carolina Senator Elizabeth Dole (R)Â has been making a lot of hay out of the fact that Democratic challenger Kay Hagan attended a fundraiser organized by the Godless Americans PAC.Â
All right, this is the final installment in Jonathan Miller’s six-part documentary “The Atheism Tapes”.Â Here he talks with philosopher Colin McGinn. Â
In this episode we throw in a potpourri of items in the news or random events we think our subscribers will find interesting, plus we discuss some interesting listener feedback.
May I recommend the Atlanta Science Tavern?Â If you live in metro Atlanta, that is (if you don’t, do a little googling and you might find a science tavern active in your city).Â The AST is coordinated by the soft-spoken … Continue reading
We talk to Dr. Eugenie Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) about the recent action by the Texas Board of Education [www.tea.state.tx.us/sboe] that places three creationists on the six-member committee that reviews science standards [link].Â … Continue reading
You don’t have to be an idiot to vote for John McCain, but apparently it helps.Â Some of these people are truly ig’nant.
I can’t remember now where I first saw this, but this has been mentioned on other popular blogs.Â It’s a Solar System Quilt made in 1876 by Iowan Ellen Harding Baker.Â I have to add this to my list of … Continue reading
Okay, this is part 5 of 6 of Jonathan Miller’s documentary, in which he interviews prominent atheists.Â Here he talks to Nobel Prize winning physicist Steven Weinberg. Â
This is part four of Jonathan Miller’s six-part documentary, in which he interviews prominent atheists.Â This installment features distinguished playwrightÂ Arthur Miller. Â
Comedian/pundit Bill Maher’s anti-religion documentary Religulous topped $6.7M at the end of its second weekend of release, expanding from 502 screens to 568.Â (For those keeping score, Ben Stein’s creationist apologetic Expelled earned $7.7M in eight weeks on over 1,000 … Continue reading