Saturday, May 11, 2013

May 11 Links

Herb Silverman on how or whether government should define religion

Jerry Coyne summarizes the Pew Report on the Muslim World.  The news isn't good.

Some Jewish women want to wail at the wailing wall.  Lots of Jewish men don't want them to do it.  The military has to intervene to let them.  Crazy.

The Black Ladies of Los Angeles buy their Sunday best from a Jewish Iranian clothier... and never on a Saturday.  I have to admit, I have always admired black lady church clothes.  Nobody does it better, and apparently the black ladies of Los Angeles are the best of the best.

I can see my house from here!  Live stream from the space station.

Unintentionally funny church signs  (found via reddit atheism - yes, I went there!)

The Dark Side of Home Schooling (found via the Richard Dawkins Foundation:  The Dark Side of Home Schooling)

last-minute addition:  Boston pediatric psychiatrist barred because of diagnosing "sprititual" disease.  They won't report which church Dr. Kam took his patient to.  Why?  Shouldn't people be warned away from this dangerous church, too?  (h/t Religion Clause)

Video of the Week: "The Storytelling of Science" hosted by Lawrence Krauss with a stellar panel of sciency atheistic types.  Be sure to make time for the second part. Neil DeGrasse Tyson goes ballistic!

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