Sunday 26 June 2011

Burnee links for Sunday

Skewer Mouth by Dan Savage - Seattle Music - The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper
Excellent (but too short) interview with Tim Minchin, during his current US tour.

A message from... - Simon Singh & Ben Goldacre - e-mail & -
Where now for the Libel Reform Campaign? (Also, listen to my brief interview with Simon Singh on the next Skepticule Extra.)

When evidence is powerless | Salman Hameed | Comment is free | The Guardian
If you've built your whole life around a set of beliefs, you're going to be particularly resistant to any evidence that calls them into question.

I think the creationists would rather just forget about Expelled : Pharyngula
P. Z. wants to claim the relics of Expelled as a trophy, and make the unused footage available. It would be a fine thing to salvage something good from the fetid remains of this execrable production.

Why atheism surely must be a kind of faith - steve's posterous
Steve Zara attempts to get inside someone of faith attempting to get inside someone of no faith (if you see what I mean).

You cannot prove me wrong! - steve's posterous
Here's Steve Zara again, on how the above claim is, in effect, self-refuting.