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Douglas inspires

Often the delete key is my friend. A thousand word post has disappeared. I was going to post a response to someone else’s post, and use this video of Douglas Adams as an example of positive atheism. I’m tired of yet another post from someone who says...

Temple Grandin, Kinds of Minds and SETI

You’ll see me put up more TED videos over the next few months. I’ve had one in the drafts folder since Christmas, but I need some photos to go with it, and haven’t had the chance to get them. The prod is that I’ve applied for a TED fellowship....

Is lust for power a basic human attribute?

Lust for Power rather than Lust.Photo (cc) Rachel a.k. Ron Ferguson has been writing at the Herald, For good or ill, religion is a basic human need. I disagree with most of it. Some lines like: The attempts to provide evolutionary reasons for the widespread...

What do the Creationists want with you?

‘Christians’ showing the love. Photo (cc) Jordan Thevenow-Harrison Ed Darrell has set a tough problem. How do you solve the Texan education crisis? If you haven’t been following this, the Texas Education Authority has forced an employee to resign...