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Sunday, June 27, 2004
  Sunday night blogging

As usual I find Sponge Bob Square Pants, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Book TV.org normally make up my viewing habits. On Book TV today we had "Battle Ready" by
Tom Clancy and Tony Zinni
. They were interviewed elsewhere in the past few weeks, but this is the best I've seen. And, it seems to lend credence to the idea that many people are jumping ship, and telling stories. Baby Bush' administration is springing so many leaks, I don't imagine it can float four more years. But than, the damage done guarantees alot of the right people the profits they deserve.

But there was also "What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America": by Thomas Frank. He does a great job of arguing against the 'liberal' demon.

"UCLA Debate on the Spirit and Nature of Science" by Jeffrey Schwartz v. Michael Shermer was excellent.
Description: Jeffery Schwartz and Michael Shermer debate the limits of science in addressing spiritual questions. Michael Shermer argues that such issues will either eventually be addressable using conventional, materialistic scientific thinking or will remain a mystery that science cannot address. Going beyond material explanations, he says, is not the answer. Jeffrey Schwartz argues that quantum physics has paved the way for a new way of looking at this question and says that his own work has demonstrated that material entities like the brain are influenced by non-material forces. This discussion was part one of a larger debate on the scope of science organized and hosted by the Veritas Forum at UCLA. Part two of the debate on the question of intelligent design (with William Dembski and Niall Shanks) will air separately. Includes Q&A."
Which is a great discussion, but I was not able to watch all of it. From what I watched, Shermer, though I ultimately disagree w/ him and his postion, makes an excellent set of arguments. 
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