Archive for January, 2007

Hindu Doctrinal Abuse of Women

January 31st, 2007 / Religion / 1 comment

Interpretations of religious texts have always been from a male point of view because throughout religious history they have been in power--similar to the notion that the winners write the ...

Rational Response Squad on Nightline

January 31st, 2007 / Religion / Comments Off on Rational Response Squad on Nightline

Congratulations to the RRS for raising national awareness of atheism. I will be taking the blasphemy challenge as soon as I have time to record for posterity my denial of ...

Food vs. Fuel -- It's Started

January 27th, 2007 / Energy Transition / 2 comments

Demand for ethanol has finally caught up with the corn subsidies and government price controls. It will hit poorer nations first, then everyone. All the more reason non-food ethanol feedstocks ...

Religious Reaction to Film is Revealing

January 24th, 2007 / Film, Religion / 12 comments

The religious outcry about the screening of the film Hounddog at Sundance is only the latest wrinkle in religious hypocrisy. It reveals some severely misplaced priorities. In Hounddog, child actor ...

SOTU Energy Promises

January 24th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition / 3 comments

Will you offend Bob Lutz and your oil friends with substantial CAFE standard increases? Will you have the guts to get Yucca Mountain open? Will you push for consumer taxes ...

New Dawkins Interview

January 23rd, 2007 / Religion / Comments Off on New Dawkins Interview

You can read it here.

Religious Freedom Day

January 16th, 2007 / Religion / 3 comments

It's religious freedom day! Since theists are so fond of telling atheists ours is a "belief system," let's take advantage of the day to proclaim those 'beliefs.' While many ...