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Shocking Truth

I’m as surprised as you are, but I returned the Sony Reader and asked for my money back. Amazing but true. In other news, I’ve just started reading “The Mighty and the Almighty,” by Madeleine Albright. Regardless of her politics, I think we can all agree that she’s smart, that she’s thought a lot about […]

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Now Open

The Creation Museum. If you don’t want to subscribe for free to the New York Times online, you can read about it here, here, here, etc. One thing that seems to be missing from all these “reviews” and news articles is any sense of outrage or contempt. There’s no good reason that a publication of […]

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Freedom to Lie

Ok, first of all, alert readers may notice that it’s been more than a week since my last post. I’ve been house-sitting, away from my computer, and sick with a cold. As you can see, I subscribe to the shotgun approach to excuses, but coincidentally, they all happen to be true. Onwards: David Duke made […]

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Creation Science Fair

Seed Magazine (which is in my list of links) belatedly links to a 2001 science fair for people who ignore and misunderstand science. Well, that’s not how they represent it, of course, but it’s accurate. I’ll discount the elementary school winners; no one expects them to understand science, anyway. But check out the two middle […]

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Dear God

Coincidentally, while I was in the middle of my Bible vs. Law rant yesterday, a friend asked me to help her church with a series they’re doing called “Dear God.” Her pastor had asked them to come up with questions they would ask God, and to get friends to ask as well. Here’s what I […]

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More God Stuff

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m reading a book about the debate over separation of church and state. Almost right away, and before getting on to anything resembling his actual point, the author (Noah Feldman) threw out a side comment that made me blink. In his Introduction, Feldman tells us that his world-view […]

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