A Bank with no Prophets?

no_profit.jpgBy Bob Schmitz

The business section of the October 24th Pioneer Press contained an article headlined "Regulators close 2 Otsego bank sites." Bank regulators closed two branches of Riverview Community Bank of Ostego after the banks were deemed to be critically under-capitalized.

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Book Review: The Greatest Show on Earth (by Richard Dawkins)

the_greatest_show_on_earth.jpgBy Ryan Sutter

I was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses, and therefore a creationist. I qualified as one of the “history-deniers” that Professor Dawkins describes in his latest book The Greatest Show on Earth.  I believed that human beings were created 6,000 years ago and that evolution was a lie. I had never looked deeply into the matter. I trusted my parents and my religion. The creationist literature they indoctrinated me with was very convincing to me when I was twelve.

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Celebrating Biblical Scripture

By Eric Jayne

Nearly all Christians have a few favorite bible verses that they find to be deeply inspiring. The texts from many of these verses have been stamped on aesthetic snapshots depicting a variety of scenic natural landscapes. Having observed several such pictures on display in neighboring office cubicles at work, I came to find it very curious that the recurring maniacal proclivities that dominate the bible (genocide, slavery, womanly submission, capricious rules, etc.) are not represented.

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The Sunny Skeptic: CD Review - Here Comes Science

here_comes_science.jpgBy Crystal Dervetski

They Might Be Giants (TMBG) just released their newest addition to their already amazing catalog of children's albums. But before you relegate this one to the kids, it's really important that you take a listen. John Flansburgh and John Linnell have once again achieved new musical heights, and have created a children's CD that is wonderful for adults to listen to as well. Moments in the CD will make young and old absolutely giddy with delight.

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