Japanese radioactivity–what to eat

Greg Laden reviews the radioactivity in Japanese seafood. He includes this nice diagram showing the radioactive fallout from the nuclear plants’ meltdowns.

Radioactive seawater near Japan

Who controls the economy?

vengeful god

This just in: Many Americans think that God controls their economy for them. And in other news, Thor personally forges every thunderbolt that strikes the U.S., Neptune hand-carves the waves that lap their shores, and Quetzalcoatl cares who wins a football game.

Sunday sermon: inequality begets religion

Here you go: when life is bad, people pray. When society is unequal and life is bad all the time for some people, they turn to a fantasy of heaven. Inequality begets religion.

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