“IDiot” is officially a part of The Frame Problem’s standard vernacular; “Theistard” is receiving consideration

My esteemed blogging colleague Larry Moran of Sandwalk has long been using the term “IDiot” in reference to Intelligent Design (ID) proponents. For the first 6 weeks or so of blogging on The Frame Problem, I avoided the use of this term, despite my general agreement with it*, in the interest of professionalism. No longer. … Continue reading

Taking Denyse O’Leary to task

Denyse “Queen of Canadian IDiots” O’Leary declares the following: The universe is clearly fine-tuned for life, and – as I like to say – if God didn’t do it, his replacement from the celestial temp agency is pretty Good. I wonder if she can justify this assertion without falling into one of these pitfalls: 1) … Continue reading

National Post article on David Colquhoun

Charles Lewis of the National Post caught up with David Colquhoun last week during the Royal Society member’s brief stop in Toronto. Colquhoun discusses his view that we are living in an age of Endarkenment; we have moved away from the honest, rational, open-minded and inquisitive ideals of the Enlightenment, and have come to increasingly purvey … Continue reading