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Boyle vs. bias

May 17, 2009

I have been interested in Susan Boyle since I first heard about her some time ago. I’m not ready to go ga-ga (or whatever the hip expression for “hopelessly absorbed” is these days… ) over her, but I do think she has some extraordinary talent. So when this article was forwarded to us, I read […]

weekly revelations, installment 1

May 12, 2009

I usually don’t publish them anywhere, but each week presents its own set of interesting and often surprising revelations. This week I had two…and I don’t remember one. So here, for my faithful yet exasperated readers, is that one thing. πŸ™‚ 1. Christianity doesn’t just die. Yes. That is it. πŸ˜€ And I’m proud of […]

Darwin’s Bicentennial

February 13, 2009

Today is the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birthday, and I just got done reading an article about how terrible Darwin was. Frankly, I’m not sure I agree with what I read. Let me explain myself. πŸ˜‰ The article I read was entitled, “What I Teach My Children about Charles Darwin” and it is by […]

Rorty and education

December 8, 2008

I heard of Richard Rorty for the first time a few days ago. Randall Niles, a Christian with a law firm ( πŸ™‚ ) has a radio show called β€œThinking it Through.” Profound name, I know, but he fires off tons and tons of quotations just like this and ties everything back to The Humanist […]