Over the course of seven days I would attempt to emulate the achievements of god at the beginning of creation. I just checked and according to what I read on Wikipedia it doesn’t seem so difficult. After all, if I can do it there’s no need for any kind of god.
On The first day I’d meet the universe, on the second I’d take it for a drink, by the…[Read more]
Brexit won, get over it. that’s democracy
what does any of this have to do with atheism and humanism
It has pretty much everything to do with atheism and humanism. We need a clean world to be atheists and humanists on, and most of the posters on here are against foolish anti-science sentiments as spouted by the idiots who have sabotaged the…[Read more]
I would give the honour of presiding at the service to the great Maddy Prior, Tim Hart sadly having died some years ago. I’d want the ceremony to be based on the pagan handfasting tradition which binds the partners for just a year and a day.
During the course of it I would get Maddy to sing the fantastic traditional song that I first heard on…[Read more]
Alternatively the subjects might have been well read and therefore au fait with Asimov’s laws of robotics, in which case they knew they were in safe hands.
headswapboy commented on the post, When will the universe end? Not for at least 2.8 billion years 3 years, 8 months ago
Ah, just time for another bath. Somebody pass the sponge would you.
28 mins 30
Wow, I didn’t know February lasted that long in Michigan!
It’s the job of a church leader to model empathy, kindness and
Not in the universe I inhabit. Maybe it should have read, it’s the […]
headswapboy commented on the post, Ken Ham: Teaching Kids Science Amounts to “Intellectual Child Abuse” 3 years, 8 months ago
Fucking up childrens’ view of nature is a crime against humanity.
Rant over. Others will put it better.
However long this thread runs I doubt anyone will put it more succinctly or better!
headswapboy commented on the post, Francis and Trump: Populist Leaders Preaching Divergent Messages 3 years, 9 months ago
This spat illustrates all I disagree with in the expression, ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’. Hard to say who is more hateful, the one whose organisation has caused so much suffering, or the one whose views put […]
headswapboy commented on the post, On Darwin Day, a Darwin Descendant On Science and the Election 3 years, 9 months ago
suppose that a score of none out of ten for science, is better than that of some of the Republican candidates whose score out of ten for science, is minus two hundred!!!
Proportionate negative marking for […]
headswapboy commented on the post, Ravens might possess a Theory of Mind, say scientists 3 years, 9 months ago
“Be that word our sign of parting, bird or fiend!” I shrieked, upstarting—
“Get thee back into the tempest and the Night’s Plutonian shore!
Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken! […]
That was my initial thought then, having slept on it, I realised that the man is a genius. Here are the rest of his ideas for saving humanity:
Obesity: a woman in a hairdressers reading a copy of Jamie Oliver’s […]
headswapboy commented on the post, Study shows animals with larger brains are best problem solvers 3 years, 9 months ago
Thank you prmcdon, I now have the catch title I’ve been seeking for my autobiography, ‘A Collection of Random Single Anecdotal Data Points’. Available from all good booksellers soon.
headswapboy commented on the post, 10 Easy Ways You Can Tell For Yourself That The Earth Is Round 3 years, 9 months ago
Surely you have heard of the Great Cosmic Tongue! The most recent lick in 1971 inspired the new logo used by Stones on their Sticky Fingers LP. I believe Jagger has claimed he has evidence that it is maple syrup, […]
Am I the only one here wondering if this ‘research’ is just some kind of a smokescreen to distract us from what’s really going on?
(I sincerely hope so)