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Posts Tagged ‘Lysenko’

May 6th, 2013 - 10:51 pm § in America

Darwin Falls Down

EllenGraceJones tell us Darwin was wrong, and we need to update our model of evolution, She’s a fashion editor. An interesting experiment and indeed correct in that we are still evolving, however to attribute it to the Victorian, matter-based, Darwinian model of evolution is backward-thinking and [...]

May 30th, 2011 - 10:36 am § in Hypocrisy, Science

Blasphemy: The War on Science

Right and left are equal opportunity abusers of science .. whenever science is in the way, bith sides discard it.  A good example is this post from Lee Rosenberg, the marijuana fanatic at Horses Ass.: Drug War Roundup by Lee, 05/29/2011, 9:28 PM – This Thursday, June 2, multiple former world [...]

May 21st, 2011 - 10:53 pm § in Misc.

Russia Will Never Run Out of Oil!

from Isvestia “However, there is an opinion that Russia’s oil resources are limitless – mainly because hydrocarbons continue being formed today.” ­The high oil prices no longer advance the Russian economy. This unsettling conclusion was drawn by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Min[...]

April 10th, 2011 - 6:15 am § in America, Environment, Religion

Sunday Revelations: Chernobyl Legacy

Photography of sick children in Chernobyl  by Paul Fusco. Ed. To be fair, I have no way of knowing whether these kids’ illnesses are due to the Chernobyl meltdown.   Whatever the truth , the horror is overwhelming.  I wonder whether the cloak of compassion we hear from the Christian right [...]

March 30th, 2011 - 11:17 am § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy, Religion

“The US Congress has entered the intellectual wilderness.”

“Misinformation was presented as fact, truth was twisted and nobody showed any inclination to listen to scientists, let alone learn from them. It has been an embarrassing display, not just for the Republican Party but also for Congress and the US citizens it represents. One lawmaker last week [...]

March 28th, 2011 - 9:00 am § in Misc., Science

Radical Right Truths: Climategate

Many have asked what I fear is the worst issue confronting these United States; after reflection and tought, I have concluded a rather unique, but I believe ultimately correct, answer:  The politicization of science.  Yes, science has become a political minefield, and the results are the catastrop[...]

March 26th, 2011 - 5:57 am § in America, Hypocrisy, UW

Lysenko: The Rad Right Charges Academe with Lysenko-ism.

Ed.  A couple of weeks ago, The AVE published a story from OSU claiming that the University was silencing students because of the scientific claims of their father, a climate change denialist.  The image from the right is of an academic establishment mimicking the Roman Church’s persecution [...]

March 16th, 2011 - 6:39 pm § in America, Religion

HUMOR: Protecting the Civil Rights of Those Who Blaspheme.

Ed. It is about time.  ALL blasphemy should be considered protected speech. Why can’t evolutionists and creationists get along like humans and dinosaurs did? Unlike many other states, Texas does not ban workplace discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status. [...]

March 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm § in Religion, Science

Religion on Campus.

Religious apologists like Dr. Ecklund fail to understand that the problem is not intolerance of faith.  In my experience, even though most of my colleagues are likely atheists, those that are religious … Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Mormon mix perfectly well. The problem on cam[...]