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    He’s got a point…

    Discussion from Mano Singham on the co-optation of the label ‘Christian’ by the religious right. I don’t follow him to his conclusion, but do think there’s a fair bit of work to do in rehabilitating the name of Christ on earth (and I’ve noted before that ‘taking His name in…

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    US Education…

    One of the creators sent me the link below, and I think it’s interesting. I’m posting it as a discussion starter rather than because I whole-heartedly agree with all the claims made, but I think it’s interesting. http://www.onlineeducation.net/education-failure OnlineEducation.net

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    My Love for P Z Myers Grows…

    (even though I’m not an atheist) When I read that his ideal society is The Culture: http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2012/03/13/this-is-not-the-church-of-ftb/ (FTB = Free Thought Blogs) And, if you don’t know what The Culture is, you clearly have not read enough Iain M Banks. Here’s a short course from the man himself: http://www.vavatch.co.uk/books/banks/cultnote.htm

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    I *love* this kind of stuff!

    …and have probably said so before. Look at the facts and the data and the evidence, rather than just perpetuate nonsense. http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2012/03/08/digit-length-ratios-and-overinterpreting-the-data/