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Go to: Richard Dawkins & Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Appignani of Jackson Hole Wyoming

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Isn't the Prof amazing. How the nitwits can say that he is aggressive and strident amazes me at one level and does not at another (does that make me schizoid?). His TV series, available on DVDs, "Enemies of Reason" should be in every school library. He deserves a place with Darwin, Sagan, Hitchens etc in the pantheon (joke intended)

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 09:14:07 UTC | #849826

Go to: New campaign: Report Dodgy Science

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Well said, Steve. The newspaper in question was the Guardian was it not.

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 09:03:32 UTC | #849823

Go to: Wichita Doctor Takes Up Fight for Abortions

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Well said Tyler Durden, post 128, and hats off to Alan4discussion. Obfuscatory bullshit is the bane of any attempt at intelligent discussion. BTW a while back some fundamental religious nutters in Britain were saying that as interuterine copper devices prevent implantation of the morula, they were, ipso facto, abortifacient and, therefore, a form of murder. You couldn't make it up, no honestly.

Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:36:13 UTC | #848971

Go to: Wichita Doctor Takes Up Fight for Abortions

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I do wish Czar would write coherent English (or even American) so we could understand him/her. I thought at first that he was spoofing ie using a computer generated list of buzz words used at random (like eg Alan Sokal "Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermaneutics of Quantum Gravity" Social Text Spring 1996). Then I realised he was serious (Post #49 was pure gobbledy-gook. Do people really think and talk like this?

Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:36:02 UTC | #848630

Go to: Virtual Bridge Allows Strangers in Mideast to Seem Less Strange

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@ esuther & skeptikal You are both right, of course, to have reservations but it seems to me that they have to start somewhere and the younger they start to show each side that the others are just like themselves the better. It's only a small step but it is in the right direction, for once.

Mon, 11 Jul 2011 14:34:27 UTC | #848597

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