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Chief EU science adviser on GMO

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Scottish microbiologist Anne Glover is the recently appointed chief science adviser to the EU. The below excerpt concerning GMO is taken from an interview th...

The face of Gabriel

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Jonathan Haid’s comments on the spiritual nature of warfare reminded me of a passage in Captain Correli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières. The character Mandr...

Housekeeping

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Some of you may have noticed that I’ve changed the previous post — on Invisible Children and James Inhofe — around a bit since it was first published. I wrot...

The real reason to be wary of Kony 2012

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With the internet abuzz about Invisible Children’s “Kony 2012” viral campaign, it was predictable that there would be some blow-back from critics. The most c...