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Guardian Unlimited | Comment is free | Why the intelligent design lobby thanks God for Richard Dawkins
"The nub of Ruse's argument is that Darwinism does not lead ineluctably to atheism, and to claim that it does (as Dawkins does) provides the intelligent-design lobby with a legal [separation of church and state] loophole."
religion  america  dawkins  law 
march 2006 by kevan
Guardian Unlimited | Case of château despair for US winemakers
"From 2008 US vineyards will no longer be able to boast that a wine hails from a château unless they can prove its grapes are grown within sight of a castle. [Expressions such as] vintage, noble and classic, will also be banned unless they are true."
drinks  law  america  advertising  language  via:zarba 
september 2005 by kevan
BBC NEWS | Killer's fate hanging on his IQ
"The intellectual stimulation the killer got by constant contact with lawyers in the case is thought to have raised his IQ above the threshold of 70, which puts him in line for the death penalty in Virginia."
brains  death  america  law 
july 2005 by kevan

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