Posts tagged "Galileo"

Gang bang: Tribune letter writers condemn my global warming column

The condemnation in the Tribune’s Voice of the People was unanimous. Not a single letter of support. My column (Global warming alarmists piss on science) was “surly and ungracious.” It was “shoddy logic and loaded language.” …ax-grinding, spleen-venting….” “embarrassing and recklesss.” None, however, address the central point of the column. It challenges as unscientific the... Read more »

What Columbus brought with him

Having gone through another bout of Columbus (and West European civilization) bashing, it was refreshing to read this: Aristotle: One more thing that Columbus also brought to these shores Did Columbus “discover” America? Yes–in every important respect. This does not mean that no human eye had been cast on America before Columbus arrived. It does... Read more »
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