Recent Entries by Stef McGraw

The Morning Heresy 8/9/12: But my science textbook told me dragons were real!

August 09, 2012

Your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.

Today’s morning heretic is CFI intern Stef McGraw. Paul is away until August 13th. In the meantime, he’s busy tweeting cute things his kids are saying and doing.

With the new Louisiana school voucher program that will use government money to put students in largely Christian private schools, don’t be surprised if they graduate believing that slave masters were nice guys and that dragons were real. I wish I were kidding.

 

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The Morning Heresy: 8/6/12: Let’s just call Missouri and North Carolina “alternative.”

August 06, 2012

Your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.

Today’s Morning Heretic is CFI intern Stef McGraw. Supposedly Paul’s still out being a good dad or something, but I’m guessing he just wants to watch the Olympics all day. Regardless of what he’s really doing, he will return 8/13.

A post at JREF discusses the effect that certain terminology can have on how people view alternative medicine. Sounds “integrative.”

Speaking of alt medicine and terminology: With the British government cracking down on homeopathy being sold as legitimate, tested medicine, one company responds with a rather creative, yet self-incriminating, solution:

“If necessary we could revise the manufacturing method, the labelling of the bottles and kit box to present them as non-medicines and non-homeopathic and market them as ‘confectionery’.”

 

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