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The concept of planet Earth similar to the COVID-19 virus
The concept of planet Earth, with nuclear explosions depicting a global epidemic of coronovorus, reminiscent of the image of the virus COVID-19. Elements of this image furnished by NASA
The concept of planet Earth, with nuclear explosions depicting a global epidemic of coronovorus, reminiscent of the image of the virus COVID-19. Elements of this image furnished by NASA
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Twenty Years On, Aliens Still Cause Global Warming

In 2003, author and filmmaker Michael Crichton made a now-famous speech at Caltech, titled "Aliens Cause Global Warming." The title was humorous but the content was serious. He was not addressing some strange theory of global warming; he was warning about the politicization of science. Read More ›
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Rest in Peace Posters of Dr Li Wenliang, who warned authorities about the coronovirus outbreak seen at Hosier Lane in Melbourne, Australia. Hosier Lane is known for its street art.
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Censorship? But Coronavirus Doesn’t Care!

Coronavirus provides a test. The Chinese Communist Party offers mainland Chinese people security and prosperity in exchange for the sacrifice of personal freedom. But when the government cannot uphold its end of the agreement — security — the people may become less tolerant of the human rights violations. And the age of information makes it much easier to discover them. Read More ›
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1984 IS NOW
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The Spiral of Silence

Just two or three generations ago, most Americans understood that George Orwell’s classics Animal Farm and 1984 were written to explain how freedom is lost to totalitarianism and the intolerance that accompanies it. “Big Brother,” a term still casually used to describe an all-knowing governing authority, comes straight out of 1984. In the state that Orwell describes, all subjects are Read More ›

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Evolving Organic Pattern
Evolving Organic Pattern

Evolution’s Glass Ceiling

Welcome to the underground world of Darwin-doubting scientists, who say they fear for their professional future. The challenges faced by these academic nonconformists have implications that go far beyond the faculty lounge. Read More ›

Baylor Administration Silencing Science by Design

This article, published by The Baylor Lariat, is about Robert Marks of Discovery Institute: This is a legitimate question in light of the university’s heavy-handed actions in shutting down the research Web site of Dr. Robert Marks. The rest of the article can be found here.

Dover Intelligent Design Decision Criticized as a Futile Attempt to Censor Science Education

SEATTLE — “The Dover decision is an attempt by an activist federal judge to stop the spread of a scientific idea and even to prevent criticism of Darwinian evolution through government-imposed censorship rather than open debate, and it won’t work,” said Dr. John West, Associate Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute, the nation’s leading think tank Read More ›