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Entries by David Horton from 01/2007

Voting for creation

| Posted 01.08.2007 | Politics
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I have written at length, elsewhere on this blog, about the damage that fundamentalist religious beliefs about evolution do to attempts to save the en...

Killing Mockingbirds

| Posted 01.23.2007 | Politics
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Before Christmas I asked all our right wing friends to give up motor sports as a symbolic gesture towards dealing with global warming, and I am sure t...

Seven Degrees of Separation

| Posted 01.25.2007 | Politics
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Six degrees to link Clinton to Obama, or Bush to Abramoff, or Saddam to bin Laden (come on, you remember them don't you?), and just one more to link evangelicals to the Slime from the Green Lagoon.

In the Box

| Posted 01.29.2007 | Politics
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Because of climate change, the achievements of several thousand years of human civilization are now under threat just as seriously as your possessions would be in a wildfire.

The Bell Tolls for Barbaro

| Posted 01.30.2007 | Politics
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A lack of concern for animals seems not to be just a neutral matter of disinterest. No concern means usually a readiness to hurt and kill, and this in turn usually means a willingness to hurt and kill people.