Daily Archives: November 16, 2008

A Stimulating Debate on Religion: Literary Critic Christopher Hitchens Debates Catholic Monsignor and Physicist Albacete

Here’s the opening exchange in a recent debate between Hitchens and Albacete:

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Intelligent Design v. The Multiverse: Discover Magazine Has a Fascinating Article on God-Belief and the Possibility That We Live in a Multiverse

Money quote: If the multiverse is the final stage of the Copernican revolution, with our universe but a speck in an infinite megacosmos, where does humanity fit in? If the life-friendly fine-tuning of our universe is just a chance occurrence, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design v. The Multiverse?: Discover Magazine Has a Fascinating Article on the Fine Tuning of the Universe—and Its Implication for God-Belief

Money quote: If the multiverse is the final stage of the Copernican revolution, with our universe but a speck in an infinite megacosmos, where does humanity fit in? If the life-friendly fine-tuning of our universe is just a chance occurrence, … Continue reading

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“I’m proud to be a woman, I’m proud to be a black woman and I’m proud to be gay”: Comedian Wanda Sykes Yesterday Came Out of the Closet as a Lesbian

So according to Andrew Sullivan’s blog here. I’ve always loved Wanda Sykes—both as a comedian and regular character on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Here she is in an anti-homophobia ad apparently released recently: And here’s Wanda Sykes doing a comedy routine … Continue reading

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