A recent toast to James Watson highlights a tolerance for bigotry many want excised from the scientific community.
April 2014's selection of notable quotes
April 1, 2014|
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—University of California, Santa Cruz, molecular ecologist Beth Shapiro, on the practicality of bringing extinct species back to life using modern DNA sequencing technology (New York Times Magazine, February 27)
—Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner, speaking to blogger Elizabeth Dzeng about the drawbacks of the modern academic and publishing systems (February 24)
—Paul Bloom, Yale University psychologist and cognitive scientist, in an article arguing that humans are more than the sums of their biochemical parts (The Atlantic, February 19)
—Actor and writer Seth Rogen, testifying before Congress on the need to devote funds to the study of Alzheimer’s disease (February 26)
—The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, in a statement on the 2015 US federal budget (February 27)
—Howard Doughty, in a comment posted in response to an opinion piece on www.the-scientist.com expressing the view that scientists should refrain from debating creationists (February 7)
April 19, 2014
To Doctor Shapiro, reversing idiocy is always a good thing.
To Doctor Brenner, I respect you for your work. But, what you state here...wow.
To Doctor Bloom, what?
To Mister Rogan, right on!
To FASEB, it doesn't fit with government either, only individuals of strong will.
To Mister Doughty, yeah, in their face! Ostriches with their heads in the sand are just dumbass, big, honkin' chickens.
April 21, 2014
Creationism versus evolutionis is artificial debate. The bible and any other religious text, are written in poetic language and evolutionism is rational observation. Perhaps if evolutionism critics stop thinking literal, they will be able to see the similarities of those excellent explanation about the origin of life.