Monday 30 December 2013

Burnee links for the last Monday of the year

A bit of linky catch-up as the last of this year spirals away...

Doctor Who: fifty years of Humanism
This thematic interpretation of an ongoing British TV cultural institution might be going a bit too far in the exegesis department.

Matt cartoons witty political cartoons and satirical sketches - Telegraph

Universities should be the last place to ban free speech | Nick Cohen | Comment is free | The Observer
The answer to free speech you don't like is not censorship, but more free speech. This is especially important in a university.

Texas School Board Adopts Accurate Biology Books, Rebuffing Last-Ditch Campaign By Creationists | Right Wing Watch
I find it incredible that in modern America this is even an issue.

Burnee links
Tributes have flooded in – Mark Steel
On the tributes to Mandela.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee banned from having atheist on Radio 4's Thought for the Day - Telegraph
Whence this extraordinary resistance to non-theistic contributions to TftD?