LQCs: Anti-Evolutionists’ Failures at Math

Skeptical Inquirer, Jason Rosenhouse, May/June 2022 issue: The Failures of Mathematical Anti-Evolutionism

And commenting on it,

Jerry Coyne, Why Evolution is True, 2 June 2022: The intellectual vacuity of mathematical arguments against evolution

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Music: Phil Collins: In the Air Tonight

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Music: Depeche Mode, It Doesn’t Matter

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LQCs: Religious Blame and Feral Pigs

Los Angeles Times, LZ Granderson, 1 Jun 2022: Republicans use ‘God’ to turn tragedies into talking points

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LQCs: Minority Rule

Plus: Blame everything (but guns) and see what sticks; How do Republican enablers sleep at night?; Are there any rational Republicans?

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LQCs: Memorial Day 2022

Who needs prayers? What is political? Plus Fb comment, quote, meme.

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LQCs: Matches for Children

NYT, Michelle Goldberg, 27 May 2022: America May Be Broken Beyond Repair

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I imagine there’s an alternate Earth where matches are easily available to children, since children find playing with them so much fun. Sure, an occasional house burns down, even a school, but the pro-match advocates propose to simply rebuild all the houses, and schools, so that they’re fireproof! But never, never, think of taking the matches away from children. That would limit their freedom!

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Cooper the Bernedoodle

This weekend we’re being visited by Y’s son M and his wife H from LA, and their dog. I posted on Facebook a couple days ago a concern about what would happen when our three cats experienced a dog for the first time, and this dog cats.

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LCQs: Our Eroding Civil Society; Health Update

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LQCs: The United Mentally Ill States of America? Why Would That Be?

Media Matters, 25 May 2022: Fox News blames everything but guns for Uvalde massacre

Subtitle: Fox blamed anti-police sentiment, kids afraid to snitch, flimsy fences, and psychiatry for America’s most recent school shooting

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