The Karate Link

karate_kid.jpgYou are all sick of #SBFail by now, so here are some meaty links.

Philosophical Disquisitions has a nice series on a takedown of Richard Swinburne’s proof of God. Part 1, 2 and 3.

Henry Gee does a great post on segmentation and its evolution.

For Australian voters: no, a vote for a minor party is not a wasted vote. We have Preferential Voting, remember?

Peter Railton has a post on the evolution of morality at the NYT.

It’s only a theory has a series of links on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

Norman Costa at 3QuarksDaily presents the second of his excellent and comprehensive posts about the Catholic response to child abuse.

Sheril Kirschenbaum discusses sexist douchebaggery by an atheist blogger.

Primate Diaries exile Eric Michael Johnson guests at archy with a wonderful piece on Scientific Ethics and the Myth of Stalin’s Ape-Man Superwarriors.

And finally, everyone needs to know that Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning. People drown without any of the histrionics of the movies, quietly and within reach of others.

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3 Responses to The Karate Link

  1. Thanks for the link, John – I appreciate it.

  2. EMJ

    Thank you John, but it’s The Primate Diaries. A small detail but one that hopefully has long term temporal ramifications (oh dear, I fear that was esoteric of me).

    I’ve been reading Nature Network posts all evening so I hope you’ll forgive me if I don’t sound like the usually brash American miscreant that Sb is known for.

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