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Truth

Baseball and the Soul by Jason M. Morgan. And baseball will heal you. Bring a box of tangled wire, a ball of knotted twine, a heap of broken heart, a clutter of twisted misery to the baseball diamond and spend […]

Soul Dust

New Humanist reviews Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey. Soul Dust is nothing less than Humphrey’s attempt to sketch out a materialist theory of consciousness, and write a “natural history” of the soul.

Priceless

Jordan Battles to Regain ‘Priceless’ Christian Relics by Robert Pigott. A group of 70 or so “books”, each with between five and 15 lead leaves bound by lead rings, was apparently discovered in a remote arid valley in northern Jordan […]

Testable Case

Casey Luskin: A Positive, Testable Case for Intelligent Design. See here.

Top Idols

Craig Berman (Today) rates the talent level of all ten seasons of American Idol. Personally, I agree with most of his assessments. I watched a bit of season 2, before finally watching the full fifth season. Craig rates the fifth […]

The Season

ESPN predicts the upcoming baseball season. Yahoo! Sports does the same. Ditto NBC Sports.

Odd Couple

Microsoft’s Odd Couple by Paul Allen. It’s 1975 and two college dropouts are racing to create software for a new line of “hobbyist” computers. The result? A company called “Micro-Soft”—now the fifth-most-valuable corporation on earth. In an adaptation from his […]

Geert Wilders

An op-ed by Geert Wilders published today. To know why Islam is a mortal danger one must not only consider the Koran but also the character of Muhammad, who conceived the Koran and the entirety of Islam. The Koran is […]

Genius

Twelve-year-old genius at work. See here.

Response

Engaging Today’s Militant Atheist Arguments: A Response by Daniel Harrell. See here.

Comeback

Creationism Makes a Comeback. See here.

Sense of Entitlement

From Students, a Misplaced Sense of Entitlement by Elayne Clift. How could it be that graduate students delivered such appallingly poor papers and presentations? They’d gotten undergraduate degrees; why couldn’t they write in sentences? Why were they devoid of originality, […]

Safer

A Punching Bag No More. The traditional, thin plastic bag, though increasingly demonized and taxed, has better environmental performance and is likely to be considerably safer for human health than alternatives. More here.

Reconsidered

Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren: The Green Energy Economy Reconsidered. “Green” energy such as wind, solar and biomass presently constitute only 3.6% of fuel used to generate electricity in the U.S. But if another “I Have a Dream” speech […]

Not the Same

FP: Not All Interventions Are the Same. Quit it with the comparisons between Iraq and Libya. There’s a world of difference between neoconservatism and liberal internationalism. More at FP.

End is Near

Iranian Video Says Mahdi is ‘Near’. New evidence has emerged that the Iranian government sees the current unrest in the Middle East as a signal that the Mahdi–or Islamic messiah–is about to appear. CBN News has obtained a never-before-seen video […]

Conversion

Former Dawkins Atheist Richard Morgan Continues to Praise God. See here.

Don’t Tell

Pssst! Don’t Tell the Creationists, but Scientists Don’t Have a Clue How Life Began by John Horgan. See here. (There’s a few good comments mixed in with the usual chaff.)

No Longer

Tsunamis: Or, Why I’m No Longer a Calvinist by Kyle Roberts. I used to be a Calvinist. Yet there were things about Calvinism as a theological system that never sat right with me. I had difficulty accepting “meticulous providence,” the […]

Allah

TGC reviews Allah: A Christian Response by Miroslav Volf. Here’s an interview with Volf.