Monthly archives: June, 2016

Sam Harris – not so clever

What the recreational drug Ecstasy, a medical scanner, and religion have to do with each other.  Or…why Sam the scientist can’t stop playing with his belly-button…er, rather…fMRI machine.

True ecstasy.  No, not the recreational drug called by the same name.  The real thing.  What is it exactly?  There is one and only one of its kind. ……


An Open Letter to Camille Paglia

Why feminists can’t let go of an old, dead Austrian shrink – The Schlomo Side-Step explained.

It’s been said before, but it bears repeating, Professor.  You have a certain type of brilliance.  The brilliance lies in your ability to synthesize history, art, and literature into an engaging package of prose and counterpoint it against……


Richard Dawkins – not so clever

Has Richard Dawkins been proven correct over time? He addresses the issue of the existence of God – an age old question – with what seems to be scientific investigation. He is a scientist after all. What he has written and the ideas he espouses are the products of science, right? The answer is…no.

His hypothesis……


Amy-Jill Levine – clever

How someone can make three thousand year old texts seem like they were written yesterday.

Ever wonder where The Bible came from?  Well…people wrote it.  That much is certain.  But which people?  Over what period of time and for what purposes?  From a modern historical perspective, the answer to these questions was fairly uncertain until……