I agree with PZ Myers: I’m very pleased to see that Greg Bear’s Darwin’s Radio gets mentioned for its bad biology. That one has annoyed me for years: Bear does a very good job of throwing around the jargon of molecular genetics and gives the impression of being sciencey and modern, but it’s terrible, a… Continue reading Evolution in Science Fiction
My first post at Huffington. Going to try and get something up regularly if possible.
Jay Fitzgerald picks up my point and ups the ante: “Radical conservatives haven’t become mirror-image opponents of lefties through simple osmossis. They’re actively striving to become like them.” I ain’t going to disagree with him.
Wear cheap ties, shop Walmart, and read lots of science fiction. Follow this advice, friends, and you are sure to go far. I like it.
Scott Carson pretty much nails it: Today, as I look through the sources of “conservative thought” available on the Internet, TV, and radio, I find that the likes of Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and Andrew Breitbard make the John Birch Society look like Plato’s Academy by comparison. The capacity to communicate the conservative stance by… Continue reading The Implosion of Intellectual Conservatism