The Founding Myth: Andrew Seidel on Science Salon

I’m currently about half way through the book and it just gets better and better the deeper I get into it. It is a wonderful takedown of the myth that the United States was founded as a “Christian Nation” or “on Judeo-Christian Principles.” It’s a case that’s been built up by years of very carefully […]

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Is The Left Eating Itself

A slightly old video from┬áRationality Rules, a UK YouTuber that speaks to the ways of thinking I find interesting. For those unfamiliar, Brett Weinstein fell out of the sky in 2017 as a public intellectual to be taken seriously (actually he was catapulted there following some unpleasant campus protests sparked by an email he sent). […]

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Free Speech – Nadine Strossen

BigThink posted a great short clip about the importance of Free Speech. Nadine Strossen is a law professor and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). One of the most important abilities we have is the ability to get used to our surroundings. Things that are common, everyday, all around us constantly will […]

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Back to Basics

Following up on my post from yesterday about the results about the US Midterm election and thinking about the way forward. I spent many years on the advisory board for a secret magic society (so secret I’m not allowed to say anything about them, you can only find out about they by visit their website) […]

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