Category: religion


The good oil

I was recently introduced to the theory of abiogenic petroleum origin. Adopting the Facebook dogma that mere ignorance of a subject should not prevent one from expressing strong opinions about said subject, I thought I would...

Just a Limestone Cowboy 2

Just a Limestone Cowboy

When I was writing my last blog about eggs, I had a few outtakes that didn’t quite fit. One of these was the druidical egg described by Pliny the Elder, which was probably a...


Horses for courses

Last week I saw the wonderful Laurie Anderson perform her new piece – Landfall – with the equally wonderful Kronos Quartet. Part of the performance included a discursion on extinct animals. One in particular...