This morning the BBC had their usual The Big Questions programme on the TV. What was unusual about this particular episode was that one of our members, Kevin Friery, was there to answer questions on matters such as “Should there be a duty to expose wrongdoing ?”, “Do all churches deserve charitable status ?” and [...]
Just a quick post to let you know that via the NCSE you can watch Kansas Vs. Darwin for free.
It is almost inconceivable to me that 86 years after the Scopes trial Eugenie Scott and her tireless friends at the NCSE are still having to fight this fight. So if you do feel [...]
Replication of a quick post on Posterous
It was an immense privilege to have been in attendance at the RSA talk delivered by Prof. Jim Al-Khalili on Thursday (30th Sept), during which he explained the importance of the history he is reminding us of in ‘Pathfinders – The Golden Age of Arabic Science’. He was [...]
I had mentioned to a few of you that I had seen a very scary short documentary about Rev. Moon (and may I ask who gets to decide the reverential status of one individual over another? The Rev. Ian Paisley is another example of a less than shining light but I digress…) and just how [...]
I can’t remember what exactly but something on Twitter alerted me to a Merseyside Skeptics blogpost about Early Day Motions in support of Homeopathy. I clicked a few links and found to my horror that my new MP was a signatory to all four of them. Mark Oaten may have had his issues but he [...]