Kirk Durston here: In a recent speech, former astronaut Julie Payette, now the Governor General of Canada, displayed her unquestioning belief that science alone is worthy of our total trust and mocked those who are “still questioning whether life was a divine intervention or whether it was coming out of a natural process let alone, […]
But she may have undermined the Liberal political party she obviously sympathizes with. Sorry for all the news from Canada but sometimes a smaller place can be a bellwether. Re “Canadian astronaut turned governor-general trashes all Canadians who doubt that life is a “random process,” Mark Bonokoski at The Toronto Sun: “Imagine if [former Prime […]
From Global News: “And we are still debating and still questioning whether life was a divine intervention or whether it was coming out of a natural process let alone, oh my goodness, a random process.” … Payette was trained as a computer engineer and later became an astronaut and licensed pilot and in 1999 was […]
Recently, Barry Arrington noted, in Climate Alarmism and Crony Capitalism, a Marriage Made in Hell, As reported in the WSJ. As many of us suspected (knew for a certainty, actually) all along, it has never been about science or the environment. It has always been about money That realization is beginning to seep into the […]
I have lived all my life in a country where this garbage was unheard of in the 1960s. Most of it would not be heard of in the 1860s or the 1760s.
Because we don’t really have a history of violence,
Just why Dawkins, who doesn’t apparently believe in free will, thinks the nanny state is a problem, is unclear. But who cares?
Oddly, most Canadian kids don’t grow up to believe Darwinism, but rather to recognize that Darwinism is part of the belief system that the elite enforce. That is a different matter, and it is the usual fate of enforced beliefs:
Well now, Discovery Institute has – in the person of fellow David Klinghoffer – challenged him to explain:
Ably assisting him will be butterflies.
There is an enemy occupation, but there is still a free world.
Can governments succeed in getting control of the Internet? Probably not, ultimately. But they can target you in an inquisition from Hell while they slowly fail. An inquisition on any subject that a pressure group has made important.
Denyse: First, step with us a moment into Scientific American’s past (a past it repudiates) where, in 1911, it enthusiastically editorialized about “The Science of Breeding Better Men.” How about this for an opening line: “ADA JUKE is known to anthropologists as the ‘mother of criminals.’” Well, how’s that for coming straight to the point? […]
Canada’s National Post tears into the Canadian Association of University Teachers’ “investigations” of Christian universities: The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) — which describes itself as Canada’s “national voice for academic staff” — says it has investigated four small Christian colleges and universities in the past 18 months because it wants parents to know […]
In “Professors group accused of anti-religious bullying”, Charles Lewis reports (National Post, Feb. 8, 2011) on the underbelly of the Canadian Union of University Teachers: A group of academics has launched a campaign defending Canadian Christian universities against what it terms anti-religious bullying by the country’s leading university teachers’ federation.”What we have here is an […]