As a bird amongst the leaves on a tree watches with…

'As a bird amongst the leaves on a tree watches with yearning desire over her sweet little ones and waits impatiently for the dawn so that she might feed them, so my lady, stock still and rapt with attention,...

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Respectfully why is the greatest scientific communicator…

Respecfully,  why is the greatest scientific communicator in the world wasting his time on religion, instead of awakening people to the danger of climate change?  We must hope the sceptics are right, but the unwelcome fact is that most...

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Was Wagner an anti-Semite?

The topic on last night's Moral Maze was Wagner's anti-Semitism.  I never heard such nonsense talked.  It has to be admitted that he did make some highly anti-Semitic statements.  But he made a great many other statements as well....

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How odd that someone who believes in memes isn’t prepared to believe in Zeus

Dawkins' problem is that he only thinks within a Darwinian box.  If something makes apparent Darwinian sense, for him it automatically has logical moment however absurd it might appear in another context.  Outside the Darwinian box it is hard...

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