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  • Rekha Basu: Reasoned response to fundamentalism gains strength in Iowa

    A young girl stood up at the microphone in front of a theater packed with adults and asked the speaker how she could ensure she receives an adequate science education. Richard Dawkins, world renowned British evolutionary biologist, who is said to be the most cited living scientist, paused. Then he said he was sorry if her teachers were "refusing to teach seriously." He urged her to complain, and advised open-mindedness and critical thinking. "Ask yourself, is this the kind of thing you're being told because of evidence or just from authority," he said. "Mistrust it if it is from authority."
  • Childhood frights guided 'Oculus' director Mike Flanagan

    PITTSBURGH First frights, like first kisses, stay with you forever. Ask Mike Flanagan, director, co-writer and editor of "Oculus," what spooked him and he says: "An episode of 'Fraggle Rock.' They had this thing called the Terrible Tunnel where all the...

    Rethink West Hartford Walgreens' Design

    Last week, West Hartford gave tentative approval to a redevelopment proposal that raises this question: Why would West Hartford — of all municipalities — approve a highway-strip type project at the principal urban gateway to the town? Its...

    Internet Facts? No Wonder Kids Are Cynics

    Internet Facts? No Wonder Kids Are Cynics
    Maya Angelou may have said "there is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic," but in today's world, it is difficult to grow up as anything otherwise. At school, we learn about ecosystems and the fragile interaction of species; how the greenhouse effect...

    Extreme weather fosters eco-spirituality

    Extreme weather fosters eco-spirituality
    Severe snow storms in the Northeast, Midwest and Atlanta. Summer that lasted into winter in Florida. Drought in California. Weather extremes this year are sparking more talk, and awareness, about climate change. Concern over mankind's impact on the...