Archive for: March, 2007

Science? Christianity? Excedrin Written All Over It? A Quasi-Buddhist's Opinion

Mar 15 2007 Published by under Synaptic Misfires

Yet again, another Jesus flare-up. Rob Knop posted his personal religious views and the prophetical shit hath hit the fan. I swear the science and spirituality debate is like a bad case of hemorrhoids.
Some of us just never had these problems that result from self-identification. I stress the self part because, as Chris Rowan points out, the whole discussion really is about how individuals reconcile their personal views with physical realities. We only run into problems when we start trying to pigeon-hole everybody else.
Which is why when it comes to my personal beliefs/lack thereof, I do an end run around the entire issue by avoiding labels as much as possible.

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Tangled Bank.... finally!!!!

Mar 02 2007 Published by under Uncategorized

Welcome to the latest edition of the Tangled Bank! We appear to have a smaller bank than normal this week, perhaps everybody is exhausted after the Valentine's Day festivities. As for me, well, 2006 ended on an extremely bad series of notes and that has unfortunately spilled over into 2007, but that's a post for another time. Coupled with some lovely computer issues, The Bank is a couple days late. Apologies all around and I'm swearing off hosting any blog carnivals until I get my life (and computer) in order.
As a side note, when you submit articles to TB please make a conscious effort to stick to the topic at hand, mainly science and medicine-related material, broadly defined, and try to only submit one article per week for a maximum of two articles. We've been getting a lot of stuff that has nothing to do with biology or medicine.

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