Archive for November, 2010

Electrosensitivity Again

November 29, 2010

[BPSDB] Electrosensitivity has made a return to the pages of the METRO, under the headline “Is your mobile phone really a threat to your health?”. I have heard it said that if a tabloid headline is phrased as a question, the correct answer is almost invariably “No”. That is certainly the case here. (more…)

The YEC Trickster God

November 20, 2010

[BPSDB]It seems to me that Young Earth Creationists (YECs) worship a very strange god who likes to play tricks on his worshippers – making the Universe seem to be billions of years old even though – according to them – it is only about six thousand years old. (more…)

Policy By Anecdote

November 9, 2010

I think I am safe in saying that I am not alone in having great concerns about Ian Duncan Smith’s proposals that the unemployed be forced to undertake manual community work to instil the work ethic in them. Or something. (more…)