Michael holds a BA in Biology with a minor in Philosophy. He likes to spend his free time hiking and defending science, though not usually at the same time. Contrary to popular (but not scientific) belief, the positive and appropriate perception of science is undermined by religion, alternative medicine, the U.S. education system, and most science journalists.
I admit it. I like Christmas music. Even the Jesus-y stuff. In fact, I think most people enjoy it, but it has become popular to get a few seconds of attention by making a big deal out of how much a person hates it.