On the Predictibility of Christian Fiction

Funny how things happen sometimes. My daughter brings home movie passes from time to time as a benefit of working at the theater. So, just a few hours after writing yesterday’s blog entry about science and faith, I was on my way to see the film God’s Not Dead.

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Faith vs Science – We Don’t Believe in the Big Bang

Along with the doubt about human-caused global warming comes doubt in another accepted science axiom.

Consider this quote taken from the pages of the Seattle Times, specifically this article on skepticism of the Big Bang.

“Science ignorance is pervasive in our society, and these attitudes are reinforced when … Continue reading

Charismatic Scientists

I have been thinking about science education lately. Not the kind you get in school. Rather, the education that comes from watching charismatic men (for some reason it seems to always be men) of science on the television.

When I was growing up, we had Carl Sagan, we had Phillip … Continue reading

Climate Change – Initial Comments

Last week, I began a class on climate change through Coursera. If you aren’t familiar with Coursera, you owe it to yourself to check it out. Hundreds of absolutely free classes from major universities. In some cases, you can even pay a fee and get college credit for the … Continue reading

Here We Go Again – SB 1062 / HB 2153

Here we go again. The Arizona Legislature, in its infinite wisdom, has decided to pass a “religious freedom” bill making legal discrimination against doing business with anyone who doesn’t comply with a person’s religion. This was in response to a lawsuit filed in New Mexico over a wedding photographer who … Continue reading

My 2 Cents Worth

I had not intended to write this post today, but I got wind of a blog post by Mary Robinette Kowal via a blog post by John Scalzi, which I learned about through a twitter post from yet another party. This isn’t about Mary, but the topic she … Continue reading

Monday Status Report – 2/10/14

After about 10 days of stagnation,I made some small progress on the edits for A Darkling Nine. As my self-imposed deadline is fast approaching, I expect progress will ramp up significantly this week.

The big news for this status report is that I finally sold the print rights for a … Continue reading