Archive for September 22nd, 2006

Publishers decide that there IS a market for books that naturalize religion

| September 22, 2006 | 1 Reply
Publishers decide that there IS a market for books that naturalize religion

At the home page of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason, Dawkins explains that he wanted to write his most recent book, The God Delusion six years ago but his literary agent was horrified. He was told “don’t even think about it.”  But that was then and now is now. But how different the […]

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How’s the mood of our Torturer-in-Chief?

| September 22, 2006 | Reply
How’s the mood of our Torturer-in-Chief?

Based on this MSNBC piece, it’s not good.  Jonathan Turley’s legal analysis starting at the 7:00 mark of this piece really puts things in perspective. Let’s hope that when Bush is in this foul sort of mood, Cheney keeps the buttons for launching nuclear attacks out of sight.  Maybe hide them in a hollowed-out science book.

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Jesus Camp – How to train young children to be “soldiers in God’s army.”

| September 22, 2006 | Reply
Jesus Camp – How to train young children to be “soldiers in God’s army.”

I haven’t seen “Jesus Camp” yet, but I plan to.  This is an ABC documentary on Jesus Camp.  Personally, I’d flunk out of camp because I’d have a hard time praying in the company of a facade of George W. Bush, as though he were a leader sent specially by God. Is this evangelical educational […]

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