Lots of people in skeptical circles have linked to this, so many of you may have seen it already. Marvellous effort from Cristina in Romania, pointing out that not only is the latest attempt by American fundagelicals to demonise Darwin full of the usual ignorance of actual science, misrepresentations of science and outright falsehoods about Darwin and science, it’s full of double standards and blatant hypocrisy as well.
If you’re one of the many who couldn’t read HaT today
… instead of the handsful who could, I forgot to uncheck a box blocking most users after I finished debugging yesterday.
Sorry about that Chief.
Thursday Cheezburger: Virtue #4 – Courage
Post your own favourite Courage-themed Cheez here, and wait for admin image magic to make it appear.
Femmostroppo Reader – September 24, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. Bachmann Compares Census To WWII Internment Camps – Michelle Bachman – sadly deluded or cynical demagogue?… Read More ›
Dear World: Look up “Satire” in the Dictionary
Dear world: Stop mis-using ‘satire’. Satire is a genre that ridicules human wrongdoing, with the ultimate goal being to expose institutional oppression and effect social change. Putting ignorance on display, then panicking, backpedalling and calling it “satire” isn’t hip or… Read More ›
Petty Peeve OTD: Diagnosis Murder edition
Press Release from Equality Now
Remember the RapeLay video game, written about by Melissa and Cara back in February? Equality Now has been working to persuade Japan to uphold its obligations under UN conventions with respect to material that normalises and/or promotes violence against women and girls.