Saudi Arabia determined to hold “Top Human Rights Abuser” position

The House of Saudi has faced some recent stiff competition, but is quite determined to maintain its position as the top Human Rights abuser on the planet, and so it has picked on a random Saudi twitter user who dared to express doubt about Allah and sentenced him to 10 years in jail, and also … Read more

The Anti-Evolution headteacher

The Guardian has an article all about Christina Wilkinson, a headteacher of St Andrew’s Church of England school in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, and it principally concerns her response to a tweet by teacher Tom Sherrington about an evolution assembly. She tweeted a reply on the 26th January that … Evolution is not a fact, That’s why it’s called … Read more

Claim: Twitter at War with Conservatives – #JeSuisMilo

Meanwhile over at Breitbart, a very right-wing conservative outlet, we have the rather strange claim that Twitter has an “open war against Conservatives” (yes, those are their words, that is the title). They write some quite weird stuff… Just as the value of its stock has dipped to an all-time low, it has picked a fight with conservative … Read more

The “Highly Offensive” tweets of Neil deGrasse Tyson

For those of you that are highly religious Christians, are insecure about that position, and have no sense of humour, please stop reading now. If you do not heed this warning then there is a distinct possibility that you are about to be highly offended. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist, Author, and host of Cosmos, has been … Read more

“Eppur si muove.” (And yet it moves.)

Galileo was famously arrested and then sentenced by the Inquisition for the crime of heresy – his crime? – he simply supported the fact based observation that the earth revolves around the sun, and so was overturning the idea that the earth was the centre of everything. He was also famously quoted as  saying to those who … Read more

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