A lot of religion-based ones today.
People with heterodox beliefs are less intelligent. So says Razib, anyway, based on the General Social Survey. The Republican Party is lying to “defend its values”, says Psychology Today blogger Christopher Lane. Religious people are more likely to want criminals to die, at Epiphenom. A bunch of religious wackos (really, there’s no less offensive way to describe them) think that Galileo was wrong and the universe is centered on the earth. Ethan Siegel shows why this is not even coherent. The philosophy of religion: is it something an atheist can take seriously at all?
It’s not attention deficit, it’s attention allocation that’s the problem, reports Jonah Lehrer.
Guillaume le Gentil was a very unlucky astronomer. Really unlucky.
I had a hand in a new term: moral ecology.
Facebook blocked, with no explanation, a page for those opposed to mandatory internet filtering.
And apparently a UK teenager has been banned by the FBI from the US, for life, for saying that the president is a prick in an email to the White House. So freedom of speech only applies to Americans. I’m pretty sure that was not what the founding fathers had in mind.
And this is post 3000 at ET.