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Entries from June 2012

You’d be amazed at how much you can learn from a plant

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

If humans are to survive as a species, we must turn more to plants for any number of valuable lessons, experts…>> Scientists Urge New Approaches to Plant Research ScienceDaily (June 29, 2012) — You’d be amazed at how much you can learn from a plant.

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Ideology, the nemesis of science

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/75650151/online_selectin-DMR.pdf The ideological character of Darwinism is going to prove the nemesis of science. I can’t understan why scientists are so attached to this theory, which isn’t even good science.

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Arctic sea-ice levels at record low for June

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Arctic sea-ice levels at record low for June http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jun/27/arctic-sea-ice-melt-rate Scientists say that the latest observations suggest that Arctic sea ice cover is continuing to shrink and thin

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National Occupy gathering set for July 4 in Philly

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/national-occupy-gathering-set-1467106.html

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Email exchange on evolution

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Email exchange on evolution I think that scientific biology, as current, is confusing people trying to do evolution. There is no such science as yet. Physics speaks to one domain, biology to another, while evolution remains beyond both. And the ‘mind’ and the human instrument of self-consciousness are not really in the extensions to physics. […]

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The next stage in Harris’ idiocy

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/a-plea-for-spirituality Harris continues his obsessive reductionist destruction of anything ‘spiritual’ by trying to make the term safe for new atheist, etc… The spiritual is actually beyond human knowledge, but it is a real domain beyond the visible world we know where the domain of ‘hyper-life’ has a reality. The term ‘spiritual’, strictly speaking is superfluous, […]

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Au. sediba

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2012/06/au_sediba_anoth061491.html

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Steve Fuller, agnostic sociologist of the ID community

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

A brief introduction to Steve Fuller, agnostic sociologist of the ID community

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Atheist Acceptability

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Atheist Acceptability on the Rise in America http://richarddawkins.net/articles/646373-atheist-acceptability-on-the-rise-in-america By DAVE NIOSE – PSYCHOLOGY TODAY Added: Friday, 29 June 2012 at 1:06 AM

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Easter Island Drug

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Easter Island Drug Raises Cognition Throughout Life Span in Mice ScienceDaily (June 29, 2012) — Cognitive skills such as learning and memory diminish with age in everyone, and the drop-off is steepest in Alzheimer’s disease. Texas scientists seeking a way to prevent this decline reported exciting results this week with a drug that has Polynesian […]

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Clothing the Body Electric

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Clothing the Body Electric: Cotton T-Shirt Fabric Can Store Electricity, Maybe Keep Your Cell Phone Charged ScienceDaily (June 29, 2012) — Over the years, the telephone has gone mobile, from the house to the car to the pocket. The University of South Carolina’s Xiaodong Li envisions even further integration of the cell phone — and […]

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Welsh Reindeer Is Britain’s Oldest Rock Art

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Welsh Reindeer Is Britain’s Oldest Rock Art, U-Series Dating Suggests ScienceDaily (June 29, 2012) — A reindeer engraved on the wall of a cave in South Wales has been found to date from at least 14,505 years ago — making it the oldest known rock art in the British Isles.

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Moral Injury and American War

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Nan Levinson: Moral Injury and American War http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/06/29-8

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How the US Has Allied with the Forces of Reaction

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Mark Weisbrot: Latin America: How the US Has Allied with the Forces of Reaction http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/06/29-10

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Mexican Left

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Mexican Left Hoping for Resurgence http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/06/29

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Victory on the Path to Single-Payer

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Michael Moore: Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling a Victory on the Path to Single-Payer http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/06/29-0

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200,000 Protest in Japan

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

200,000 Protest in Japan Ahead of Nuclear Restart http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/06/29-1

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Drone Program Is ‘Vigilantism Conducted by Robots’

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Kucinich: US Drone Program Is ‘Vigilantism Conducted by Robots’ http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/06/29-3

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Sumatran Orangutans

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Sumatran Orangutans Being ‘Extinguished’ by Palm Oil Push http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/06/29-5

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USCG Creates ‘Protest-Free Zone’

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USCG Creates ‘Protest-Free Zone’ Around Shell’s Arctic Drilling http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/06/29-2

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‘Heat… Fire… Disaster’

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

‘Heat… Fire… Disaster’: What Climate Change Looks Like http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/06/29-0

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#occupyws news links

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

National Occupy gathering set for July 4 in Philly Wall Street Journal Organizers have kept in touch through a networking communication system known as "inter-Occupy," using conference calls and other means of communication, said Tammy Shapiro, a member of Occupy Wall Street. Larry Swetman, a member of Occupy … See all stories on this topic […]

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The discipline of looking at the ‘evolution’ of something without genetics

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Descent of Man Revisited World History: The Hidden Clue to Human Evolution Some people are confused by the emphasis on world history here, but they assume that current science knows what evolution is. Such science focuses on genetics, and thus misses the point. The study of world history is useful because it enforces the discipline […]

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Conservative Southern Values Revived

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.alternet.org/visions/156071/conservative_southern_values_revived%3A_how_a_brutal_strain_of_american_aristocrats_have_come_to_rule_america_/ Conservative Southern Values Revived: How a Brutal Strain of American Aristocrats Have Come to Rule America America didn’t used to be run like an old Southern slave plantation, but we’re headed that way now. How did that happen? June 28, 2012 |It’s been said that the rich are different than you and me. What […]

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