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I rarely disagree with Neil deGrasse Tyson, but I watched a video he did about Evolution and there was one area where we disagreed. What makes it even odder is that I agreed with the Creationists he opposed, and I almost never agree with them about anything. Tyson’s point was that since there is so … Continue reading Equal Time
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says employers must provide reasonable accommodations for workers who have sincerely held religious beliefs — unless doing so poses an undue hardship. It’s been in the news a lot lately with anti-vaxxers hoping that they can use this religious loophole to avoid vaccine mandates and, thus, save their jobs. Good … Continue reading Religious Rights
“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence” -Carl Sagan One thing I’ve learned in the past year is that it is next to impossible to change somebody’s beliefs with facts. Whatever we believe is locked into our minds and no mountain of facts to the contrary will change our mind. The reason is because of something known … Continue reading Is God Stupid?
In his dystopian novel, 1984, George Orwell wrote that “Big Brother is watching.” Will Big Brother still be watching us in 2084? Currently, the United States has terabytes of the written and oral conversations of its citizens. Homeland Security scours phone calls, e-mails, and social media searching for threats against the country. Computer programs scan … Continue reading 2084