The wheel is turning, but the hamster is dead.

There has been a set of Newsweek slides rattling around the Blogverse, Twitter and Facebook during the past few days that are entitled “Dumb Things that Americans believe” (You can click here to see the original set on the Newsweek site). From this set we learn some quite startling facts such as: One fifth of … Read more The wheel is turning, but the hamster is dead.

TAM London starts …. Now.

Yes the big day is finally here … its the official start of TAM London today. If you have no idea what the heck I’m on about, then check out the official web site here … as for the speaker lineup … its very very impressive and includes … Graham Linehan – television writer, actor … Read more TAM London starts …. Now.

Evan Harris – On Teaching RE in schools

There is a great article in todays Guardian by Evan Harris (Previously a Liberal MP, secularist, and is very science friendly)… Is science teaching undermined by religious instruction in faith schools? The evolution-creationism debate in schools must be about religious education lessons not just science lessons. This is my blueprint for better RE From time … Read more Evan Harris – On Teaching RE in schools

Richard Dawkins – Guardian Review Ad Hominem

A couple of days ago in the UK Channel 4 broadcast “Faith Schools Menace?” in which Richard Dawkins was the presenter … Oh heck,  …(slaps hand on head for missing it). Don’t panic, all is not lost. If you missed it like I did, then you can watch it on You Tube here … (Phew!). … Read more Richard Dawkins – Guardian Review Ad Hominem