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Entries from August 2011

Some WP theme experiments

August 26th, 2011 · No Comments

I am going to be using this blog for a series of WP theme experiments (for another blog finally). Bear with me while I tinker with some ragged theme material/

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“Hell hath no fury to match that of a Darwinist scorned”

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/post/governor-perry-like-many-christians-wants-to-leave-room-for-god/2011/08/23/gIQAXcxRYJ_blog.html Governor Perry, like many Christians, wants to leave room for God Q. Texas governor and GOP candidate Rick Perry, at a campaign event this week, told a boy that evolution is ”just a theory” with “gaps” and that in Texas they teach “both creationism and evolution.” Perry later added “God is how we got […]

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Seeds, Germs and Slaves

August 21st, 2011 · No Comments

NY Times Sunday Book Review August 19, 2011 Seeds, Germs and Slaves By IAN MORRIS 1493 Uncovering the New World Columbus Created By Charles C. Mann Illustrated. 535 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $30.50. “There’s a chain of events in this best of all possible worlds,” Dr. Pangloss says at the end of Voltaire’s “Candide.” “If […]

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Japan and surrender

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Why did Japan surrender?Sixty-six years ago, we dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima. Now, some historians say that’s not what ended the war.

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Chruchill and the welfare state

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments

The Forgotten ChurchillThe man who stared down Hitler also helped create the modern welfare state

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