Daily Archives: August 2, 2010

Did Atheist Physicist Lawrence Krauss’s Questioning of a Religious Person Cross a Boundary into Intolerance?

Physicist Lawrence Krauss, in a recent brief essay for Scientific American, recounts what happened to him when he asked, in a public forum, a simple question of a religious man. Krauss wanted to know how the man reconciled his religious views with his scientific … Continue reading

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Spineless Virginia Heffernan Attacks PZ Myers as Lacking Class for Sketching Mohammad

Virginia Heffernan of The New York Times wades into the gravity of the ScienceBlogs solar system (with PZ Myers as its sun) and finds herself distinctly unimpressed: Clearly I’ve been out of some loop for too long, but does everyone take for granted … Continue reading

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Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris: Is This What a Rising Christian Political Star Looks Like?

Mayor R. Rex Parris, 58, a born-again Baptist who last year declared his city, the city of Lancaster, Ca., a “Christian community,” was profiled a while back in the Los Angeles Times, and I notice that the Times described R. Rex Paris’s … Continue reading

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