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Climate change is complex

Ken Perrott Aug 11, 2010

I am always amazed at the way climate change sceptics, contrarians and deniers appear to think climatology is simple. They will latch on to one thing and claim it explains everything. They are the ultimate reductionists. So, no! Climate is … Continue reading → … Read More

Suzan does a mini- Monckton

Ken Perrott Jul 30, 2010

The journalist Suzan Mazur seems to be taking a leaf out of Christopher Monckton’s silly book. A while back I reviewed Suzan Mazur’s book The Altenberg 16: An Exposé of the Evolution Industry (see Self-exposure – a journalist out of depth). … Continue reading → … Read More

Evolution of gods, morals and violence

Ken Perrott Jul 29, 2010

Book review: In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence by John Teehan. Price: US$16.47; NZ$39.97 Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (May 3, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1405183810 ISBN-13: 978-1405183819 “In the Name of God … Continue reading → … Read More