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Bowling for Columbine did it to the gun culture. Super Size Me did it to fast food. Now The God Who Wasn't There does it to religion. The movie that has been astounding audiences in theaters around the world is now available on a high-quality, feature-packed DVD . Own the taboo-shattering documentary that Newsweek says "irreverently lays out the case that Jesus Christ never existed." In this critically acclaimed film, you will discover:
Washington, D.C.— The Supreme Court heard oral argument today on Section 3 of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which forbids the federal government from recognizing state-level same-sex marriages. Judging by what I saw in the courtroom this morning, DOMA could be in serious trouble. “The question is whether or not the Federal government, under our federalism scheme, has the authority to regulate marriage,” declared Justice Anthony Kennedy, who repeatedly suggested that he saw DOMA as an unconstitutional federal intrusion on “the essence of the State police power.” Notably, at least one member of the Court’s liberal wing appeared to share Kennedy’s worries about DOMA and federalism. “What gives the federal government the right to be concerned at all at what the definition of marriage is?” asked Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
This week, my special guest is author Bridget Gaudette, who joins me to talk about her important upcoming book Grieving for the Living: Effects of Disownment in Adulthood. As I mentioned on the show, there's only a few more days to support her Kickstarter project, so if you're feeling generous, please don't hesitate to donate! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1433423258/grieving-for-the-living http://gri ... Read more › <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Last night at #nwc36 we were talking about evodevo, and one of the topics that came up was the importance of Drosophila reasearch in providing the foundation for comparative genetic analysis…which led to Sarah Palin. Remember Palin’s ignorant mockery of fruit fly research ? This is what we get from the Republican party. Now Michelle Malkin’s blog chimes in with a similar complaint.
5 hrs ago | Salon Dawkins, Harris, Hitchens: New Atheists flirt with Islamophobia Richard Dawkins, the preppy septuagenarian and professional atheist whose work in the field of evolutionary biology informs his godless worldview, has always been a prickly fellow. 17 hrs ago | St.