I came across this chilling misanthropic missive in support of home schooling.
Continue reading Why Should You Home School Your Children?
This person needs a job.This individual seeks an executive position.He will be available in January 2009, and is willing to relocate.(Resume below the fold)
Continue reading Help out a guy looking for a job
Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian man he met at Wofford College. In telling Teszler’s dramatic life story, which arcs from the Holocaust to the American Deep South of the 1950s, Dunlap shares some deep and, ultimately, moving lessons about justice — and the power of lifelong learning. Sit back and listen. Continue reading Ben Dunlap: The story of a passionate life
Whenever I’ve reviewed a paper for publication, I always remind myself that I don’t want to be the guy who reads only the good 75% of the paper, and skips over the 25% that contains some egregious error or insane reasoning. Apparently not everyone thinks that. Continue reading The Real Reason that Peer Review is Anonymous
If you’re ineligible to walk across the stage in your cap and gown, then you should be ineligible to walk on the field with your cap and glove.
Continue reading A Case Against Home School Athletes
The video of the shark is cool, but to me it’s just a video of a shark. But listen to the commentary and you realize that this is a big deal. Five or six meters long, a head a meter wide, something really interesting about its gill slits. I’m glad these guys are having so much fun! Continue reading Giant Shark Freaks Out Oceanographers
… as if you didn’t know…At Panda’s Thumb, there
is a guest post by Daniel R. Brooks, FRSC. Brooks is a professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto. In June 2007 he attended an apparently secret conference organized by ID advocates and entitled the “Wistar Retrospective Symposium.”
This is quite an interesting read, and will make your blood boil. Read it and weep. . Or seethe.This is part of the reason that the Blogging Peer Reviewed Research people do not need to explain why intelligent design material or Discovery Institute blogs are not valid BPR3 links. Not because of what is wrong with the writing itself, but rather, … how many times, now many ways can I make this point …. would you play Wagner at a Jewish Wedding? I don’t think so.Hat Tip, and important commentary, at Pharyngula