I’m working on a set of t-shirts for the Global Spin community (plus a secret project I’ll unveil later this month). I have a couple designs mocked up already and a decent place to make and sell them, and I’ve run into a bit of a snag. There are too many kinds of freaks. That’s [...]
This is an excellent article by Elaine Pagels concerning not so much “The DaVinci Code” but rather the nerve it hits that makes it so popular. Elaine Pagels is a senior scholar of religion at Princeton. She is well known for her book The Gnostic Gospels. Here is an interesting excerpt.
Posted by Deb in Religion on May 27th, 2006 | Comments Off
From a Reuters story today: President George W. Bush admitted on Thursday that his bellicose “bring ‘em on” taunt to Iraqi insurgents was a big mistake, as he and Prime Minister Tony Blair carefully avoided setting a timetable for removing troops from Iraq. A mistake? Really? Ya think? Could there perhaps be other mistakes lurking [...]
From PhysOrg: Scientists at Duke and Rutgers universities have developed a mathematical framework they say will enable astronomers to test a new five-dimensional theory of gravity that competes with Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. I especially like that the test uses gravitational lensing, the same effect that was used to test the General Theory back [...]