Thursday 4 August 2011

Burnee links for Thursday

The Atheist Experience™: A Critical Thinking Course You Just Won't Believe
No, you won't. It's incredible. There ought to be some kind of "trade descriptions" claim here.

Science: The incessant drive for 'balance' distorts education | the big issue | From the Observer | The Observer
James Williams leads this correspondence about science education, in the light of Steve Jones' criticism of the BBC's "balance".

Stop the teaching of pseudoscience - Blogs - Pulse
A mild request from Edzard Ernst provokes ridiculous vitriol in the comments -- homeopaths on the rampage!

As atheists know, you can be good without God -
Good article by Jerry Coyne, but mostly depressing comments.

The Atheist Experience™: Evangelists panic when they're losing ground
Russell Glasser with another perspective on Jerry Coyne's USA Today article.

Jesus and Mo
It's an old one, but still valid.
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