Daily Archives: 04/11/2010

An important new book just published: ‘Darwin’s Pious Idea’ by Conor Cunningham

‘Darwin’s Pious Idea’ by Conor Cunningham  Eerdmans has recently published Conor Cunningham’s Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong.  It’s a book that anyone interested in this subject, as I am, won’t want to miss. Below is a sampling … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Sciences

Can I have one for the next New Atheist convention?

Scientists May Have Secret to Invisibility Cloak by Lee Speigel Researchers say they’ve created a material that could lead to real-life invisibility cloaks, like those from “Star Wars,” “Star Trek” and “Harry Potter.”

Posted in Sciences

‘Covenant’ by R. S. Thomas

Covenant by R. S. Thomas   I feel sometimes       we are his penance for having made us.  He suffers in us and we partake       of his sufferings.  What to do, when it has been done       already?  Where … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry

How refreshing! Generous Canadian lottery winners acclaimed‎

‘What you’ve never had, you never miss’: Canadian couple who won $11.2m in the lottery give it ALL away to charity Allen and Violet Large of Nova Scotia decided against a spending spree and took care of their families, local … Continue reading

Posted in Popular Culture, Society

Why the New Atheism attracts so few women: Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry

The empirical evidence suggests that the New Atheism attracts so few women, and has no female leaders, because it is inherently misognystic.  For example, Christopher Hitchens, object of so much fanboy hero-worship by the high school atheist masses, is notorious for inviting … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism