Evolution is a Kind of Religion, but it Shouldn’t Be

Vox Day is always reliable for a good link if not necessarily always for a convincing argument about it, and today’s is Me, Derbyshire and Darwin – from Fred Reed, linked from the Unz Review. It’s another one of these people less than sufficiently convinced by evolutionary theory posing some questions he has about it.…

Anti-anti-semites are often Anti-Criticism – An Example

Something that is making the rounds on Facebook today: this instruction guide on how to critize Israel without being anti-semitic. Like most right-thinking people, I find these guides mildly offensive (because they presume, however subtly or unconsciously, that the burden is on anyone criticising Israel to self-diagnose anti-Semitism when actually they’re more often than not…

Tapping the Source (Review)

As it happens, I learned about Kem Nunn from John From Cincinatti, an obscure little show you could be forgiven for having missed. It was excellent for the most part, but it got cancelled early and so they stuffed it into one of those super-contrived endings that ruins everything and answers nothing. Highly recommended, but…

Why I am a Skeptic, if not a Denier

Probably going on two weeks now I promised commenter Richard on this post that I would explain why I am skeptical that there is a Global Warming problem. This is that post. Let me start by insisting on addressing this the way he phrased it: I’m skeptical that there is a Global Warming problem. I’m…