Jerry A. Coyne

The Three-Drug Death Penalty Cocktail is a Mess
May 04, 2014

Executions are inhumane. The three-drug lethal-injection cocktail may make them worse.

Atheists Could Learn a Lot from Religious People About How to Win Debates
April 22, 2014

We can turn the tables on these people. They’re the ones making unevidenced claims about reality, not us.

Religious Believers' Favorite New Book Is a Failed Argument for God
April 16, 2014

If God wants us to know him, He wouldn’t require this three-step tomfoolery.

Science is Being Bashed by Academics Who Should Know Better
April 03, 2014

Anti-naturalism seems to be replacing postmodernism as the latest way to bash science in academia.

The Atheists' Case for Fighting Poverty
March 24, 2014

In a new survey of countries around the world and states of the U.S., religiosity correlates with social dysfunction. So if you're sick of public religiosity, fight poverty and oppression.

Another Vapid Effort to Claim that Science and Religion Can Get Along
March 19, 2014

They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true. 

A Tennessee College is Forcing its Faculty to Swear They Believe Adam and Eve Existed
March 04, 2014

Despite the fact that it makes no scientific sense. 

Thanks to Bill Nye, Creationists Raised Enough Money to Build an Anti-Science Theme Park
The science guy won a debate—and subsidized the enemy
March 03, 2014

This is what happens when you engage with enemies of science: You win a debate—and underwrite their claptrap propaganda

Why Do Liberals Tolerate Pseudoscience at Whole Foods?
February 27, 2014

You'd be bothered if you saw flyers for faith-healing at your natural-foods grocer. Why don't ads for homeopathy bother you, too?

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