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May 05 2013

[Pre-Blogathon] Of Dinosaurs and Saddles

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Part of the reason I’ve been so inactive on the internet recently is that the indomitable Louise (@spa_yedimonster) and I spent part of this week in Kentucky at a certain museum (hint: it involves creationism) you may recognize… …for a women’s conference. A full write-up (with pictures!) will be appearing over at Friendly Atheist shortly. …

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Jun 02 2012

DJ Fact Correction

I generally don’t take the time to fact correct every random person who misrepresents what I say, because it’s a herculean task, but I’m surprised to find, after all the positive back and forth between us, that DJ went and said this: All we knew about was that someone was removed from the speaker reception because …

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Jul 26 2010

Is atheism necessary to be a skeptic?

via PZ (http://cectic.com/191)

Jul 16 2010

TAM: For the Ladies?

Jen McCreight and PZ Myers have both posted on this — how welcome are women to skeptic events? I want to say, before I get into some of the less flattering stuff, that I had an excellent time at TAM8 and I met a lot of really interesting, cool people, both men and women.  And …

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Jun 24 2010

Your Friendly Next Door Atheist, Please Don’t Evict Me

My apartment building has new project managers, who also happen to live next door to me. They are a very young, blonde couple with two very young blonde children. They are incredibly polite, though I do hear their baby crying all the time. They are, of course, god-botherers, having moved in here while he goes …

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Apr 26 2010

Boobquake!

Today is the awesome day of Boobquake, where girls around the world are testing the theory of one crazy cleric who claims that all the recent earthquakes are caused by girls dressing too revealingly. An extremely scientific take: http://www.esarcasm.com/13822/boobquake/ Ah, it’s days like these that very nearly make me wish I hadn’t had that reduction. …

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