• Science
  • It Could Happen

    Colin Dickey writing for Aeon on why it’s dangerous for modern civilization to be so dependent on technology: On 1 September 1859, the British astronomer Richard Carrington witnessed a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), a burst of solar winds and magnetic energy that had escaped the corona of the Sun. The Carrington Event, as it came […]

  • America
  • Free to Discriminate

    Kaleesha and I were discussing this recent attempt in Missouri to introduce a “right to refuse service” religious freedom bill yesterday and it occurred to me that there might be some merit to the idea. But it would come with a requirement. Allow business owners to discriminate but require a sign in several prominent places […]

  • Knowledge
  • Wikipedia – I’m a fan

    Wikipedia is fantastic… My most often visited site! The bible vs. Wikipedia. People who write things in the 21st century are more enlightened about morality and science than writers from a particularly ignorant part of the world 2,000 years ago. Who knew? And if you insist that god inspired the contents of the bible, you’re […]