Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 06 2010

Liar, lunatic, lord, or other L-words

I was mulling over on my drive to work the other day, the C S Lewis trilemma about Jesus’ divinity. Yes, that’s the kind of thing I think about while in transit, when the classic rock station isn’t holding my interest. It struck me that when people offer a limited set of options as though …

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Dec 05 2010

Trilobite On the Radio

Everyone’s favourite Canuckistanian science artist is due to be on Atheists Talk Radio tomorrow morning, same place and time that Stephanie interviewed me about the recent astrology non-debate. The blurb from their site: The religious despair for atheists that with nothing but science and rationality for inspiration, we can’t appreciate the beauty of art, music, …

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Dec 04 2010

The Center of All Things

The Thinking Atheist synthesizes pretty much exactly why humans invented religion, then came to realize our true role in this cosmic ballet, in this elegantly professional video. I wish I had the kind of talent it takes to produce such a slick piece. I strongly feel that for all my words, videos work far better …

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Dec 02 2010

It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it

NASA is due to announce today that they have discovered a form of bacteria living in the arsenic-rich Mono Lake in California. This is slightly old news (e.g. from 2008) mind you. The bacteria is incredibly novel though — it is apparently capable of thriving by metabolizing arsenate. This is completely unlike any other life …

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Dec 01 2010

What it’s like to live in occupied territory

This video was produced to show Londoners what it’s like to live in Palestine. I think most people take for granted the freedom they enjoy. I further think most people don’t recognize when the people that are supposed to be helping, are the ones that are actually depriving the populace of their freedom.

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