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The conquest of the Americas

This morning, I came across an essay by Howard Zinn, the famous historian and activist (now deceased), on the real historical Christopher Columbus.  I suspect Zinn’s portrayal of events was a bit one sided (I doubt the Native Americans were quite … Continue reading

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Ugh, really Americans? Poll reveals majority of Americans distrust Big Bang theory

In a new national poll on America’s scientific acumen, more than half of respondents said they were “not too confident” or “not at all confident” that “the universe began 13.8 billion years ago with a big bang.” via Poll reveals … Continue reading

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