New Creationist Book: “Darwin Devolves”

Darwin Devolves

Biochemist Michael Behe of Lehigh University has a new book that will shortly emerge titled “Darwin Devolves”. While it will be a huge hit amongst Creationists, the wider scientific community will simply eye-roll and move on beyond this train wreck. It is not out until the end of the month, yet there has already been … Read moreNew Creationist Book: “Darwin Devolves”

Weekly Weird Religious News

weird religious news

Now that the holiday season is in full swing do we find that the religious community stops making utterly absurd claims and suggestions? Oh come now, I’m sure you can guess the answer. Least I am now holding you in suspense because you are not sure what the answer might be, then here now (below) … Read moreWeekly Weird Religious News

Science vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?

Science vs Belief

There is an article in the UK’s Guardian all about a myth. It is entitled … Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide OK, let’s give you a quick summary of it. We live in a world where there are people who reject science based … Read moreScience vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?

Support for Creationism is declining

creationism

Since yesterday was an “Ark Special” posting all about the latest antics at the Answer in Genesis Ark Encounter, it is perhaps appropriate to follow that up with an update on who might take a belief in a 6,000 year old earth seriously. Gallup Data – May 2017 The latest polling data reveals the following … Read moreSupport for Creationism is declining

Creationist Drops Grand Canyon Lawsuit After Park Approves His Research Permit

Back in 2014 a geologist named Andrew Snelling who works for Answers in Genesis, the Young Earth Creationist organisation, formally applied to the National Park Service for a permit to remove rock samples from the Grand Canyon. You can find his actual permit application buried in a subsequent lawsuit that he made when his application was … Read moreCreationist Drops Grand Canyon Lawsuit After Park Approves His Research Permit

Who are the 300 science denying scientists?

The underlying news is this …  300 Scientists Tell Trump to Leave UN Climate Agreement More than 300 scientists have urged President Trump to withdraw from the U.N.’s climate change agency, warning that its push to curtail carbon dioxide threatens to exacerbate poverty without improving the environment. In a Thursday letter to the president, MIT professor … Read moreWho are the 300 science denying scientists?