Daily Archives: March 9, 2010

Muslims treat Christians like wild animals

In Nigeria. This today in the Los Angeles Times: [A]ttacks in January and on Sunday have left at least 500 dead, making it the worst violence here for some years. Hundreds of nomadic Fulani herdsmen launched coordinated attacks on three … Continue reading

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La Brea Tar Pits’ Page Science Museum sells a pseudoscience product—“Mystery Marbles”—at its museum store

The George C. Page Museum, adjacent to the famous La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, is a natural history museum devoted to the fossil discoveries drawn from the tar pits. In other words, it’s a place for science and … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Chick Tracts: Totalitarianism On Earth As It Is In Heaven

I think it’s curious how closely the judgment day narrative in Chick tracts (such as in “This Was Your Life“) follows the narrative arc of secular totalitarian terror. First, notice that death tends to arrive as an arrest without warning, out of the … Continue reading

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You feel what you feel

And it’s okay to be honest about it. When someone says that your emotional response does not fit the situation, tell them about Meursault in Albert Camus’s The Stranger and share with them this song from the 1970s:

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