Tag: philosophy

Yr Wonkette Does Not Advocate Punching Nazis. Except Maybe Just A Little.

Thank goodness we're finally addressing the pressing issue of Nazi-punching.
HISTORY FACT.

Idaho Lawmaker Will Make Sure Kids Learn Science Directly From King James Bible

You know how stupid liberal science textbooks are. They're all, "Once upon a time there was nothing, but then the universe banged itself real hard, and then a bunch of atoms shot out and landed on earth and turned into...
Have *none* of you people read the FAQ?

Study: Women Less Likely To Travel Back In Time To Kill Hitler, So Don’t Put Them In Charge Of That

As everyone knows, an important part of any good social science study's research design is throwing in some element that will get you into the media without being so outlandish that people dismiss your study altogether, and this month's...
More guns just means more freedom

Texas Gun Fanatics Only Did A Few Crimes, What’s The Big Deal?

We are simple, trusting folk, so when people tell us they want to liberalize gun laws out of fealty to the Constitution and a love of personal freedom, we totally buy it. So thoroughly guileless are we that we...
Image dimensions: 700 X 666 -- we swear it just worked out that way

Sundays With The Christianists: How Western Culture Got All Satanic

Welcome to part 2 of our exploration of Apostate: The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West, by Colorado radio preacher Kevin Swanson, whose goal in this book is to explain just how Western Civilization was destroyed by just about...
He was all about the killin'

Philosophy Professor On Dealing With Open-Carry Advocates: Don’t Be Here Now

We have a brand new social-media nerdcrush, and it's for Jack Russell Weinstein, professor of philosophy and director of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life at the University of North Dakota. He wrote a couple of blog posts...

Help Stop Gay Marriage: Don’t Stuff Your Face So Much

The homosexxers have had a great run lately. With the end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the end of DOMA and 17 states permitting the homosexxicans to get all gay married, it’s been all rainbows and glitter for the...

Fancy Book-Writing Man Explains Why Zombie Ayn Rand Will Never Die

Ayn Rand Nation: The Hidden Struggle for America's Soul, by Gary Weiss, is a good read even if you are fully, horribly aware that Rand's fevered visions of utopian feudalist capitalism are even now being advanced as mainstream "principled"...

In Case You Forgot, Rick Santorum Has Important Thoughts About Freedom

Discarded philosopher-statesman Rick Santorum’s latest column at World Net Daily is about Freedom and the taking of it by Barack Obama. Naturally, it’s a veritable Journey concert of brain-dead paleo-conservative greatest hits: We are Free Americans because our values...

Sundays With The Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook To Ward Off Dangerous Modern Thinking

Greetings, Heathens! Welcome to another voyage into Homeschool America, via our 10th-grade textbook, World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective, and its staunch opposition to anything ungodly, and of course to most of the modern era. Last week, we...

David Brooks: I Read A Book In College And Consider It Relevant To Current Events

Gather round, ducklings, for David Brooks would like to commence his Tuesday lesson: "When I was a freshman in college, I was assigned 'Reflections on the Revolution in France' by Edmund Burke. I loathed the book." You'll never believe...