Sometimes the weather works in your favour. This video by Concordance is a perfect example of just such an occasion. Perhaps the good governor will pray for atheists next time. Filed under: Religion Tagged: God Loves Atheists, Rain, Rick Perry, The DWR Sunday Religious DisserviceContinue reading
Don’t you wish you could be that important? :> A Subnormality comic. Filed under: Humour Tagged: Humour, Subnormality, The UniverseContinue reading
1. Allegro con brio Tempo: = 144 The first movement is in sonata form, but with an added orchestral exposition, a cadenza, and a coda. It has a main theme repeated many times, and there are several subordinate themes. The orchestral exposition changes keys many times, but the second exposition is mainly in G major. […]Continue reading
Keeping with the light blogging schedule, this is a repost from Alter.net about why the people of OWS are so ticked off and why they are protesting. Consider it a primer to help in understanding their positions. 1. Wall Street caused the crash: Unless you are suffering from financial amnesia, you should remember that it […]Continue reading
Thanks to the Alter.net for the commentary on Alan Grayson smacking down conservatives on Real Time with Bill Mahr. “Prior to O’Rouke’s entry, Grayson was relatively subdued, making occasional jokes. There was not that much need to challenge from Nicolle Wallace, the other conservative on, who weakly employed Tactic No. 4 in the right wing […]Continue reading
Haven’t heard much about the protests going on in the financial districts in the US? Are you surprised? When the interests of the elite are being challenged getting the mainstream media to notice is like trying iceskate uphill (go see what al jazeera has to say on OWS). I repost this nugget about the […]Continue reading
It has been a stressful week here at DWR central. So be prepared for a video heavy/prose light week this upcoming week. The Disservice today is a short clip from the show Dexter on religion and belief. It’s nice to see television media approaching the question of religion and atheism. Filed under: Religion Tagged: Atheism, […]Continue reading
Dr.Goldacre talks about a kilometer per second on this TED talk as he discusses some of the pitfalls of modern science and how bad methodology is hurting people and the profession.
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a believer? To put the mythology before reality, place higher regard for fiction over fact? This clip shows a ‘man on the street’ interviewer with a desperately poor couple, begging for money in front of a big box retailer. The interviewer offers them $20 […]Continue reading
More than anything, this is just a post as to have another handy reference when it comes to arguing with MRA’s and other assorted people about ‘equality’ and ‘parity’ in the work environment. A big thanks to Sociological Images for compiling the information in the post titled “Explaining Gender Inequalities in Salary Expectations”. The following […]Continue reading
Why all the hate on christianity? We get often get that question here at DWR. Here is a little sampling of why we take christianity and religion in general to task. Short version: religion is bad for you and those around you. I’m feeling a bit under the weather, and brevity will be the theme […]Continue reading
Liberal Viewer, with the help of Bill Mahr and Steven Colbert poke at the fetid miasma aka the Republican Primary debates, and attempt to find coherence. Good luck with that.
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Greetings fair readers. A slightly different format for the DWR classical music interlude. Its Haydn, and all four movements in the same post. Commentary from wikipedia appears below. Enjoy. First movement Haydn distinguishes each section of the sonata form in this movement by use of strong contrasts of stability and instability. Before revealing the […]Continue reading
But we won’t. Complicity in torture and violating international law is the business of other countries, certainly not the U.S. “Human Rights Watch is urging the Canadian government to “be prepared” to bring criminal charges against former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney when he visits Vancouver on his book tour next week. The New York-based rights […]Continue reading
In Utter Tosh’s own words: “A part of their [planned parenthood] mission statement is to support abortion, which I view as morally wrong,” he said.” Hey Brad your “Moral decisions” should stay the frack out of a woman’s business when it comes to her body. “Brad Trost, the MP for Saskatoon-Humboldt, says he will continue […]Continue reading
I would vote for Elizabeth Warren if I could, but I cannot. What I can do is help spread her rational message to the rest of my readership, a good percentage being American. Consider this your partisan announcement from Canada for the day. Filed under: Politics Tagged: Debt Crisis, Elizabeth Warren, Fair Taxation, Politcal […]Continue reading
More people than just I hazard this very routine.
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Distribute freely my pretties! Spread the word.
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Having been pointed to a neat new site called Remapping Debate by Intransigentia, I’m please to share the treasure trove of fact laden articles with my fair readership here. Denmark is a social-democratic state, it believes in protecting its people and prioritizing the needs of a healthy society ahead of the corporate greed and unsustainable […]Continue reading