Robert Fisk highlights in today’s Independent, the quite frankly appalling human rights abuses that appears to be culturally endemic in the middle east. We might indeed have folks around us who are racist, but culturally we do not generally tolerate it, but instead denounce such lunatics. What Mr Fisk highlights is something quite different, a … Read more There is an appalling degree of Racism in middle eastern culture
Its Charles Darwin’s birthday today … (he was born 12 Feb 1809). There is much I could write, and would like to write about him, but right now I feel it to be appropriate to examine the truly daft claim that many believers put forward. In addition to the usual “Evolution is a lie” crap, … Read more Was Darwin a racist, is natural selection a racist ideology? – Nope.