Daily Archives: January 30, 2010

Creation Showing in Edina, Minnesota

Meal and Reel, Feb 19, Creation w/special guest Greg Laden at Edina Cinema

Edina, the home of Al Franken, the town known locally as “Every Day I Need Attention” because of their quaint suburban attitudes, the place that appears to have the only half decent woman’s hair stylist in the city (because every woman I’ve ever known has gone to the same exact one, though they don’t individually know that. Well, they will if they read this … but I digress) will be the location of a showing of Creation, the movie about Darwin. MnA is orgainzing a “Meal and Reel” event and has asked me to say a few words. About Darwin, but I may instead talk about this hair stylist thing.

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Should just anyone be allowed to piss on Henry Gee’s rug? (#scio10)

This is the question that was raised in the wake of a Science Online 2010 session on civility. I did not attend the session so I am only addressing the issues that were subsequently discussed on blog posts written in the aftermath of a now infamous conversation that appears to have been (by their own admission, I believe) between Henry Gee of Nature and Nature Blogs Network and Zuska the Magnificent of Scienceblogs Dot Com. Much of that discussion is now happening on the Nature Network on a blog post celebrating 5 X 104 comments on that network.
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