I like people who apologize in public to others. Pigliucci apologizes to Coyne.
I added 5 more debates to the debates page, including one between Stephen Law and Alvin Plantinga on the evolutionary argument against naturalism.
I hadn’t seen this before. Councilman Joel Burns to bullied gay teens: “It gets better.”
Congressman says God will save us from global warming. Well, then. Problem solved.
We Speak No Americano. Really great music video thing.
Can Science Shape Human Values? NPR talks to Simon Blackburn, Lawrence Krauss, Steven Pinker, and Sam Harris.
Trying to outlaw Sharia law, and forgetting that the 10 commandments were written in the Middle East instead of the United States, Oklahoma bans foreign laws, and accidentally bans the 10 commandments.
Luke Barnes is writing a good series of posts on Public Speaking for Scientists.
News that matters:
- In terms of wealth inequality, the USA is now more of a “banana republic” than Nicaragua, Guatemala, Venezuela, and Guyana. And with Republican victory, it will only get worse.
- U.S. Federal Reserve pushes $600 billion more into the U.S. economy.