The First World Causing Problems

Have you ever thought about how lucky you are?

Site traffic tells me that most of you are from very tech-savvy nations. You probably don’t worry about catching deadly diseases or whether you’ll have a roof over your head tonight or where your next meal is coming from. We all have our struggles, but you probably tell people you can’t complain when asked how you’re doing. Some people, not you of course, are so privileged that they even pretend to have ailments like Celiac disease, or they go on starvation diets. How crazy is it that we can afford to choose to suffer? Continue reading

This Week in Pseudoscience

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It’s the weekend! Let’s look back on the week and laugh, cry, or just shake our heads at the dummies who fight so hard against reality.

Scott Walker made a joke of himself by punting on a question about evolution while creationists declared that Darwin was wrong. Again.

To the chagrin of bigots everywhere, a New Jersey judge ruled gay conversion is a farce.

Audiophiles are given a new opportunity to waste their money.

California has responded to the measles outbreak by considering the abolition of personal belief exemptions. Glenn Beck assures us the outbreak is bullshit, and Deuce Bigalow tries to bully a lawmaker over her vaccine stance.

And McCarthyism is alive and well with pro-famine activists issuing FOIA requests for the personal emails of agricultural and biotech scientists.

Other stories include a Queen’s University professor trying to include disease rights talking points in the curriculum and Shirley Maclaine wonders if the Holocaust was just Karmic destiny for the Jews.

Oh, did y’all know that rhinovirus and influenza attack us through our ears? Just pour some peroxide in there and it’ll fix you right up.

 

Crime and Punishment in the 21st Century

“To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace”
-Malcolm X

It’s easy to laugh at Ray Comfort. He has a funny accent and says really dumb things. I sometimes read through quotes of his for hours and I don’t know why because unlike the majority of his anti-fans, I don’t find Ray Comfort to be funny at all. In fact, I think he’s down right dangerous. Continue reading