Anti-science progressives: Shermer, Mooney and Lynas weigh in

I don't know how I missed it, but I just came across this discussion with noted skeptic Michael Shermer, environmentalist Judas Mark Lynas and no relation, Chris Mooney author of the Republican Brain. I have some problems with Mooney's take in that he seems to excuse the progressive anti-science mindset by saying the right is worse due to the fa…

1585: Villagers terrified by demonic apple. 2014: They still are

This came across my Twitter transom recently. I think it's apt for the antis who are frightened by the non-browning Artic Apple. It is from a site called history weird which is a really fun site In 1585 the villagers of Annecy, about 20 miles south of Geneva, were subject to an unusual form of demonic possession. According to French magistrate and…