Monthly Archives: December 2009

Quote Of The Moment

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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Forget Adam Sandler’s Hanukkah Song, Here’s the Atheism Song

Happy birthday to all of the various dieties born on the 25th of December: Horus (c. 3000 BCE) Osiris (c. 3000 BCE) Attis of Phrygia (c.1400 BCE) Krishna (c. 1400 BCE) Zoroaster/Zarathustra (c. 1000 BCE) Mithra of Persia (c. 600 … Continue reading

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A Visit From Kirk Cameron

I ran across this today as I caught up on 4 hours of TWIS (the best podcast around), and thought it was a good way to share the *cough* holiday spirit… [Originally posted at: This Week In Science] ‘Twas the … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Moment

“All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual” – Einstein Bravo sir… Bravo!

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Roy Zimmerman’s “Creation Science 101”

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Climate Change for Idiots

[Originally posted at: Crooks And Liars] On September 11, 2001, our world changed forever. And not just because of the obvious. For three days after the attack on the World Trade Center, all commercial aviation came to a standstill in … Continue reading

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Sceptics Beware: The Dangers of Debunking Myths

[Originally posted at: The Lay Scientist] Here is a PDF (Schwarz et al) that discusses attempts to improve decision-making – and the frequent failures of these attempts. Ironically, the more people try to consider the opposite, the more they often … Continue reading

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Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind”

Today I want to do something a bit different. I want to post two different versions of the same song. I’ve always found music to be very emotional, and to me these two versions are wildly different (not that one … Continue reading

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Roy Zimmerman’s “Hula Yule”

You can be part of the International Climate Conference through this great populist experiment …… hosted by The People Speak. “Hula Yule” is on Roy’s “PeaceNick” CD, available at and at iTunes. This video was recorded at 142 … Continue reading

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Christian answers his own questions…

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