Archive for October, 2005

Judge returns young patient to parents

October 31st, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Judge returns young patient to parents

Judge returns young patient to parents $100 these parents are Christian Scientists. The part about vitamin C treatments would be hilarious--if it wasn't so tragic.

Chavez warns of spooky US Halloween 'terrorism'

October 31st, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Chavez warns of spooky US Halloween 'terrorism'

Chavez warns of spooky US Halloween 'terrorism' Just what the world needs, a religious communist. Lighten up, Hugo!

Utah's 'Mollywood' a Wholesome Hollywood?

October 28th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Utah's 'Mollywood' a Wholesome Hollywood?

Utah's 'Mollywood' a Wholesome Hollywood? A Mormon 'family values' film company. Puke. No matter how good the scripts may be, life is not G-rated. Films that skirt difficult topics will ...

Births to unmarried mothers set record

October 28th, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Births to unmarried mothers set record

Births to unmarried mothers set record ...as the irrelevancy of traditional marriage grows...

Expulsion For Gay Comments? Duquesne Student Resists Punishment

October 27th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Expulsion For Gay Comments? Duquesne Student Resists Punishment

Expulsion For Gay Comments? Duquesne Student Resists Punishment

WHOI - Eureka Teenager First Female Designated "Sexually Dangerous"

October 27th, 2005 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on WHOI - Eureka Teenager First Female Designated "Sexually Dangerous"

WHOI - Eureka Teenager First Female Designated "Sexually Dangerous"

Danforth Criticizes Christian Sway in GOP

October 27th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Danforth Criticizes Christian Sway in GOP

Danforth Criticizes Christian Sway in GOP

Hillary the war hawk???

October 19th, 2005 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Hillary the war hawk???

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World Safer = More Worry

October 19th, 2005 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on World Safer = More Worry

The News Telegraph is reporting that the world is safer than ever, but some people are never satisfied. It's a well known fact, and is discussed extensively in Pinker's ...

Jevon's Paradox Revisited

October 19th, 2005 / Energy Transition / Comments Off on Jevon's Paradox Revisited

Many doomers point to Jevon's Paradox as proof that efficiency improvements don't matter, and that we are bound to run into absolute limits and then we're screwed. Therefore, they ...

Ray Kurzweil on Future Energy

October 18th, 2005 / Books, Energy Transition / 1 comment

Ray Kurzweil's new book, "The Singularity is Near" is a stunning compendium of future history. To those not familiar with Kurzweil's method, the book reads like far-fetched science fiction. In ...

Smart vs. Dumb Environmentalism

October 15th, 2005 / Energy Transition / 2 comments

Smart environmentalism is about trying to encourage sustainability, cradle-to-cradle design of products and services, preserving natural capital, and in general making the world a better place to live. Dumb environmentalism never met a new technology it trusted or liked. It throws up roadblocks to human progress in favor of other species. It makes emotional appeals about the death of nature and promotes all-or-nothing solutions. And it does not engage in effective cost benefit analysis.

Air Force Sued Over Religious Intolerance - Yahoo! News

October 6th, 2005 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Air Force Sued Over Religious Intolerance - Yahoo! News

Air Force Sued Over Religious Intolerance - Yahoo! News