Thursday, December 3, 2009

Daily Wrap-Up

Muslims are Outraged Over Swiss Minaret Vote, But How Do They Handle Churches?: "Muslim reaction across the world to Sunday’s Swiss referendum banning the construction of further minarets for mosques in the tiny Alpine nation has been almost entirely negative…Egyptian Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa, close to the regime of President Hosni Mubarak, said the ban was an attempt to 'insult the feelings of the Muslim community in and outside Switzerland.' Yet the referendums outcome pales in comparison to restrictions on non-Muslims who aim to practice their faith in Muslim lands."

Obama Will Bankrupt America:"When President Barack Obama entered office in January, the greatest problem America faced was neither the war in Afghanistan nor the recession. It was the imminent crisis of the welfare state. Not only has Obama failed to deal with this crisis, he is pursuing policies that will bankrupt America."

Georgia Editorial in Support of Intelligent Design: "David Berlinski, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, states that it takes approximately 50,000 morphologic changes to go from an ocean to a land-based animal. If there was only one change required it would be easy to miss in the fossil record, but what about the 49,999 others?"

Have We Discovered it All?: "Billions are spent on medical research, but we have entered an era of diminishing returns."

A Pornography Study Doomed to Fail: "Scientists studying the effects of pornography fell at the first hurdle - after failing to find a man who had not viewed X-rated material."

I've also updated my essay, If Darwinists Worked in the Private Sector.

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