Despite the fact that it makes no scientific sense.
The science guy won a debate—and subsidized the enemy
This is what happens when you engage with enemies of science: You win a debate—and underwrite their claptrap propaganda
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?
An actual academic lends his name to the effort, but the results are still bunkum.
A letter to the man behind the theory
A letter to the father of evolution. Amazingly, he's still controversial.
My daughter on the Nye/Ham event: "it's not fair because the stupid guy gets to use his imagination and Bill Nye has to use facts." -@GodFreeWorld
One-in-four American sport fans believe their team has been cursed at some point.
Believe it or not, some people's answer is "evolution"
This year’s Edge question, which John Brockman distributes to a stable of scientists and other scholars, is given below, and you could do worse than scanning the 174 answers and reading the ones that intrigue you (the short titles of the posts are the answers to the question):WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT?
We’ve known since at least 1872 that the Great Flood detailed in Genesis is a descendant of earlier flood myths from Mesopotamia. And there may be some credibility to the occurrence of at least some serious floods then, based on the facts that Mesopotamia is a giant flood plain and that there is some archeological evidence for a big flood around 5000 BC. But what we didn’t know until now is that those earlier flood myths also incorporated a boat onto which species of wild animals were sequestered to save them—two by two!
The most common critique leveled at New Atheists is that we attack only puerile, fundamentalist forms of religion, and never engage with the “best” arguments of the faithful: those adumbrated by Sophisticated Theologians™. Never mind that most believers accept a view of God far more anthropomorphic than a simple “ground of being” or a deistic entity that made the world and then refused to engage with it further. If you want data to support this, at least for U.S.