Imagine you are walking down the street one day and as you do so you are accosted like this, how would you then feel … It started at about 11 this morning, I’m just walking down the street on some Important White Guy Business (going to have coffee with a friend or whatever), when this … Read more What motivates ISIS to deploy Suicide Bombers?
OK, let’s cut to the chase and give you the answer up front … probably not in our immediate future, because humans are by nature naturally selected with many cognitive biases that make us like this. There is a really good article over at BBC Future by Rachel Nuwer that covers this question, and so I’m … Read more Will Religion ever vanish?
Claim: Westboro Baptist church plans to picket the funeral of their founder Fred Phelps Status: False … the Twitter account @MargieJPhelps once really did belong to the daughter of the Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., but no, the tweets were created by @Grampscramps as satire If you had previously seen the claim, then you might indeed have been tempted … Read more Weird: “Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Fred Phelps’ Funeral, Says Daughter”
UPDATE: This story might not be 100% correct – See update below, I have left the original text asis. I find that I keep returning back to criticism of Islam and so I need to ask if I’m being unduly biased. Once again the answer is “no” because this is yet one more example of … Read more Muslims being Utterly daft again – This time it is an anti-pet stance
This is hilarious and is satire at its very best. It first came out today and has been rapidly spreading through the Skeptical Echo Chamber … PZ blogged it here … Richard Dawkins has also Blogged it here (I think RD might be patient zero for this) … I also suspect many others will soon … Read more Request for legal protection of “Classical Electrodynamics”, a truly sacred book.