Link roundup for 28 October 2007
This ad from 1963 celebrates "the making of a man".
Of course the giant fires in southern California were caused by homosexuality. I mean, it's so obvious. Nothing to do with global warming. No sirree.
Forward-looking Muslim leaders have written a guidebook for practicing Islam in outer space. So if you've ever wondered what would be the correct technique for stoning women or beheading unbelievers in zero gravity, there's now an authoritative source.
This posting makes an interesting point about the idea that man was created in God's image.
Wiccans open a school in a small Illinois town -- and are greeted with a hysterical paroxysm of bigotry.
Laws against abortion do not reduce the number of abortions -- they just make them more dangerous. There's only one thing that actually reduces the number of abortions, and the anti-abortion movement is against it.
Well, this woman won't be smoking marijuana any more. I hope the prohibitionists are satisfied.
John C. Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group (thus certainly no socialist agitator or ivory-tower academic) warns that the US economy is becoming dysfunctional, giving the greatest rewards to those who merely move wealth around rather than creating it.
Know the enemy -- an Australian view.
Is the Iran crisis coming to a head? Read this too.