IEE: New Traditions

We present a new edition of Ideological Education Essentials! (Otherwise known as 'Science' Education Essentials)

The Science Essentials series for the week immediately prior to Christmas was on the subject of “new traditions” relating to the season. The first post, New Traditions, was about how some traditions that we keep up can be stressful, and it can be better to just drop them in favour of less stressful ones. That’s all very well, but it doesn’t make for a very interesting series of posts. Continue reading

Regardless, The Dead Sea Does

It goes without saying that the title for Wednesday’s Daily (pseudo)Science Update is a bit of an exaggeration: Dead Sea Sediment Core Confirms Genesis.

The last time that style of title was used it was for Genetics Analysis of Jews Confirms Genesis, in which we were told that a genetic study showed that Jews had interbred to some degree with sub-Saharan Africans – which of course proves that one of the sons of Jacob married an Egyptian as reported in the bible, that Moses married an Ethiopian, and that Science has Confirmed Genesis.

Panorama of the Dead sea from Mount Sodom Continue reading