I am Writing this Post of My Own Free Will

If you want to believe in free will, science has a little less cause to argue against you. Turns out that experiments establishing the case against conscious free will may have been misinterpreted: “Libet argued that our brain has already decided to move well before we have a conscious intention to move,” says Schurger. “We argue that what looks like More …

Ryan Hopes

With Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney chose a running mate that will make fiscal conservatives gleeful with thoughts of reform and will make Democrats giddy with the target-rich environment for attacks. The battle is well and truly joined now. First off, here’s one of those conservatives, Jonah Goldberg: The GOP base, particularly the tea parties, will now be even more enthusiastic More …

Komen is Now a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Planned Parenthood

Several leaders of the Komen for the Cure, along with the founder, are stepping down: Both Brinker and Thompson came under heavy criticism in January, when the Komen Foundation revised its grant criteria in a way that would exclude Planned Parenthood from participating. Online petitions circulated demanding that Brinker step down from her leadership position.  After a public outcry over More …

Now, for Some Reason, I’m on Pinterest

Everybody else is, so why not me too? If you want to get with all the other cool kids, you can follow me on Pinterest here. I don’t know what I’m going to do with it, but there you go.