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The Evolution Of Our Eyes

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

If evolution by natural selection takes place in gradual, step by step modifications and improvements over time, then how could something as complicated as the eye have formed?  After all, what good would a quarter of an eye be?  Wouldn’t the eye be an all or nothing kind of thing? In this short video, learn […]

Why Do You Get Up In The Morning?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

It’s passages like these that make me love Richard Dawkins, After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with colour, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the […]

The End Of God?

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

This is probably one of the best BBC documentaries I’ve seen.  It first goes into the historical debate between science and religion, and the conflicts there have been.  Next they get into the brain and show how scientists have created a helmet which artificially induces 80% of the people wearing it to have transcendental religious […]

Politics Is Becoming A Circus

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

After seeing Sarah Palin near well become our vice president, I thought that America’s stupidity couldn’t possibly get any worse.   During the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, I thought I’d seen it all. She was arrogant, stupid, and thrown off balance by simple questions.  Katie Couric asked her, “What publications do you regularly read?”  She basically […]

I love Woody Allen

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

I don’t watch many movies but I do love Woody Allen’s work.  His latest film You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger is about a woman whose marriage falls apart, leading her to seek comfort in the supernatural.  I haven’t yet had the chance to see it yet, but I plan to. The New York […]

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