Expensive Beliefs

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel. – Ambrose Peirce

Sexism dismisses Darwin? WTF?

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-11-02 09:55:23

“We British are used to following women commanders in war” - Boudica of the Iceni

VIA Pharyngula Loretta Kemsey has just published an excellent example of utter horseshit that tries to call evolution sexist, because Charles Darwin was a sexist in the 19th century. Pretty much like most people of his era. Read More…

Juju Bantu Bonkers

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-28 09:33:56

The ANC Youth League has a bad habit of making claims about companies, that leave the said companies going “Wha?”

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Freedom – economic or otherwise

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-27 16:05:19

The ANCYL is currently marching for “Economic freedom” – which for them means basically eliminating private property rights.

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Oakland: A poem

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-27 10:50:15


Welcome to Oakland

Don’t dare resist

The long arm of the law

Ends in a hand,

That hand is shaped into a fist

H/T: Phyrangula

Dawkins and Craig: Rather amusing

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-25 12:14:10

A while back Greta Christina did an article on William Lane Craig pointing out that he was an esteemed theologian and philosopher of religion who defended Biblical genocide as being good, because God ordered it.

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Daft austerity and the DA

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-24 13:48:19

The Democratic Alliance is arguing that Pravin Gordhan should cut government fat to encourage growth. Personally I think cutting government fat would have the opposite effect.

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Steve Jobs, stupidity and stupid ideas

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-24 12:08:31

Orac has a post up discussing alternative medicine, and how we can’t say it killed Steve Jobs. Read More…

Great white crime

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-21 13:15:32

One of the primary hypocrisies in South Africa, is our crime situation.  Read More…

The end of the world! But you still have to go to work

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-21 07:18:44

Remember back when Harold Camping said that the world would end – today? Well I don’t know about you but I feel fine.

The oppression Olympics

By Bruce Gorton | 2011-10-20 13:54:38

Judge Isaac Madondo has said that he figures Indians didn’t suffer the same through apartheid, and thus appointing one as judge president for KZN would fail to address historic imbalances.

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