Category Archives: nature

Do New Scientist’s Headlines Make Sense?

When I was in school, I was asked to participate in a debate: “Science: A Cure Or A Disease?”. Yes, my school sucked. Since then, I’ve been observing how the discipline of science remains largely misunderstood or not understood at … Continue reading

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Religion in Environmentalism

In the discussion surrounding my popular post Religion vs. Gender Equality & Feminism, there was a reference to religion and environmentalism. As if on cue, the Pope has now said: “Is it not true that inconsiderate use of creation begins … Continue reading

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New Species from India

Every time we read about nature and wildlife in India, it is almost always depressing news about how elephants are being tortured and how the tiger population is dwindling to extinction. However, there has been a lot of good news … Continue reading

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Fittest vs. Fanatictest

After the Christian fundamentalists’ ape-like antics during the Hindu priest’s opening the Senate morning session, comes a more worrisome portent. The Denver Post reports that evolutionary biologists and university professors teaching evolution have been receiving death threats from a Christian … Continue reading

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