A Favorite Quote:

"We are made of 'Star-Stuff.' We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." --Carl Sagan

28 April 2009

A Positive Portrayal of Atheists

This NY Times Article actually is a positive story about Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry, a Charleston, South Carolina organization. Read it and enjoy!

20 April 2009

Stephen Hawking Hospitalized

Dr. Stephen Hawking was rushed to the hospital today with some kind of chest infection. The article said he had been fighting it for several weeks now. This could be bad news for a 67 year old man with ALS. Let's all keep him in our thoughts.

17 April 2009

Republicians Teabagging? Who'd a'thunk it...

If you've never heard the term "Teabagging" before check out the Wikipedia entry before you watch the following video, it'll be alot more funny.

What's really amazing is that the people who coined the term "teabagging," meaning a tax protest, are so socially unaware.

08 April 2009

Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage

Well maybe things are becoming more rational in this country. Vermont is the fourth state to legalize gay marriage. And, by the way, the first one to do so in their legislature. On Tuesday the state house mustered enough votes to over ride Gov. Jim Douglas' veto. Way to go Vermont!

03 April 2009

The JREF YouTube Channel is back

It's good to know that it wasn't a censorship issue but an inadvertent copyright issue instead. I still think that suspending the whole channel for one offending video is overkill. In the past I've had videos that used copyrighted music by mistake and YouTube contacted me and allowed me to change the music content or remove the video. But... they didn't yank my whole channel. So I'm not sure what was going on here. Anyway, he's back...

01 April 2009

New Mode of Evolution Discovered, Darwin Was Wrong!

The Theory of Empedoclean evolution is a breakthrough in biological science. It looks to completely replace Darwinian evolution. It turns out that, via DNA packets, genetic traits can be transferred across species, class, and even kingdom boundaries! I wonder what the ID'ers will think of this. Oh well, they shouldn't worry, after all it is just a theory.