RE: One Cosmos: Religion easily accommodates science, while the reverse can never be true

One Cosmos: The Missing Strawberries, or Ten Vicious Attacks on Charles Johnson Before Breakfast Darwinism should be taught as science, not metaphysics, but virtually all of the middlebrow Lizards absurdly elevate it to a quasi-religious metaphysic that is logically self-refuting at every turn. Hence militant atheists do indeed confuse Darwinism with metaphysics, and blindly defend […]

RE: Tony Veitch

Tony Veitch a media circus about nobody very important at all, really. One day, quality journalism will shine above this trash celeb culture « Poneke’s Weblog Eventually, I think – hope – that as ratings and circulations slide, media companies will try something other than celebrities and circuses to pull an audience. They will try […]

RE: More Genetic complexity revealed; Florida revival flim-flammery

Philosophy of Molecular Genetics – Telic Thoughts [Irreducible complexity] is easily seen in the publications in Nature, Science and Cell. With every new molecular process discovered, the message is always that it is even more complex than we imagined. With a good predictive theory, however, this should (tags: evolution reason) Florida Outpouring – The Healings […]

RE: Stigma; Mental illness; Todd Bentley

Mental health discrimination comes from all sources – NZ Herald A new study looking at stigma faced by people with mental illness found many encountered discrimination from those closest to them – their family, friends and support people. (tags: mind) Fighting Shadows: Self-Stigma And Mental Illness Participants in the study described experiences of isolation, self-doubt, […]

links for 2008-07-01

Cheer up. We’re winning this War on Terror | Gerard Baker – Times Online “My centre is giving way. My right is in retreat. Situation excellent. I shall attack!” If only our political leaders and opinion-formers displayed even a hint of the defiant resilience that carried Marshal Foch to victory at the Battle of the […]