On November 30 the nations are meeting in Paris to discuss global warming. On November 8th I gave this presentation to the Humanists Community in Silicon Valley about the same subject. It’s about what is and isn’t true on both sides of the debate.

This wasn’t a speech I had prepared in advance. What happened was that the scheduled speaker didn’t show so I filled in. I would have done a better job had I prepared but I managed to fake my way through it.

The Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter mentioned “baby parts” to investigators implying that his motive was the highly edited videos created by the anti-abortion group “Center for Medical Progress”. Earlier the year CMP released several videos that falsely claim that Planned Parenthood is in the business of selling baby parts.

It makes me wonder if CMP might also be criminally responsible for the latest Colorado Springs abortion clinic attack. If for example I yell “fire” in a crowded room and people stampede and someone gets killed because of what I said, that’s not free speech – that’s manslaughter.

Similarly – if someone creates a fake video saying that babies are being chopped up and sold for parts and some nutcase believes the video and starts killing people, isn’t the author of the video criminally responsible too?

Regardless of the criminal responsibility there definitely is a direct causal effect between this shooting and the video and the cops killed would still be alive today if CMP hadn’t made the false video.

So – who has the right religion? I do! I’m a Realist. I believe in Reality. Everything that actually is real. And my religion is the one true religion. Church of Reality. Reality changed my life – it can change your’s too!

With all the money we spend on religion and religious wars, wouldn’t the world be better off focusing on Reality? No religious terrorism – wouldn’t that be great?

This guy Shin Lim fooled Penn and Teller on Fool Us.

In what appears to be a first for a serious presidential contender, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is going after five comedians who made fun of the former Secretary of State in standup skits at a popular Hollywood comedy club.

A video of the short performance, which is less than three minutes, is posted on the website of the renowned club, Laugh Factory, and the Clinton campaign has tried to censor it. Besides demanding that the video be taken down, the Clinton campaign has demanded the personal contact information of the performers that appear in the recording. This is no laughing matter for club owner Jamie Masada, a comedy guru who opened Laugh Factory more than three decades ago and has been instrumental in launching the careers of many famous comics. “They threatened me,” Masada told Judicial Watch. “I have received complains before but never a call like this, threatening to put me out of business if I don’t cut the video.”

The Protest…

Black-clad protesters gathered in front of Dartmouth Hall, forming a crowd roughly one hundred fifty strong. Ostensibly there to denounce the removal of shirts from a display in Collis, the Black Lives Matter collective began to sing songs and chant their eponymous catchphrase. Not content to merely demonstrate there for the night, the band descended from their high-water mark to march into Baker-Berry Library.

“F*** you, you filthy white f***s!” “F*** you and your comfort!” “F*** you, you racist s***!”

These shouted epithets were the first indication that many students had of the coming storm. The sign-wielding, obscenity-shouting protesters proceeded through the usually quiet backwaters of the library. They surged first through first-floor Berry, then up the stairs to the normally undisturbed floors of the building, before coming back down to the ground floor of Novack.

Just because someone “believes” something does that mean the rest of society has to respect that? Has religious freedom gone too far? We have freedom of speech but you can’t yell “Fire” to cause a panic. It seems to me that when you have a religion that’s going around killing people in the name of God that it crosses a line.

What religion do you think of when you hear about terrorists, beheadings, torture, rape, throwing acid in the faces of little girls going to school, honor killing, jihad, stonings, modern day crucifixion? The list goes on.

I think that what you do is what you believe and you can argue that “most Mislims don’t kill” but most people in a Army don’t kill either. But they support those who do kill.

The University of Missouri Colombia is on the top ten list of best schools of Journalism in the US. The ginger-haired lady at the end of the video calling for muscle is listed as a staff “Communications Professor”.

As it turns out the ice in Antarctica has been growing – not shrinking as the climate alarmists have been saying according to NASA. I have been saying all along that only about 1/3 of what the climate alarmists have been saying is true. We still have an overpopulation problem and a number of environmental problems to deal with. This planet is still our space ship and until we evolve into machines we still need to keep the planet habitable.

However – since the ice cap has been growing for the last 25 years I think we can scratch the whole sea level rise threat off the table. The real damage has been to science itself. When people exaggerate threats it makes scientists into liars. It shows how money on both sides corrupts and that science is corruptible. But the thing about science is that you can only lie so long because Reality will come back to bite you.

And that pretty much sums it up.

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The US retailer is selling the costume for $27.44 (£17.89), and it comes complete with a toy Uzi machine gun.

Several people have taken to Walmart’s website to condemn the costume in the reviews.

One review, titled ‘Costume of the Chosen Apartieid Army’, reads: ‘Your little one can now go to his friend’s house, and take over their bedroom, and all of their toys and claim that God has given him/her the right to take it.

‘If the friend refuses, your little IDF soldier can respond with force, and if they fight back, claim anti-Semitism, the right to defend their new room full of God given toys and level the whole family and neighbourhood block!’

And then there’s this:


Hey, it’s WalMart, what did you expect? Perhaps these two can go to the Halloween Party together.

Or, maybe it was a compliment?

I guess if the lawyer thing doesn’t work out, at least he has a backup plan.

As of today it’s been one year since I turned on my SolarCity solar electric system. And it’s been an interesting year.

The verdict: Better than I expected.

So – let’s start with the numbers. In one year the panels have generated 5200 KWH of energy. And that’s just about what was predicted. Basically when you compared the deal I was offered and what I got it was exactly the same. I was told that they would install the system and that it wasn’t going to cost me anything out of pocket and that it would generate about 5000 KWH of power, and that they would charge me 15 cents a KWH, and that exactly what happened.

5200 KWH x 15 cents is $780 for the year. That’s $65/month, or $10/month less than the $75/month average during the previous year.

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