All Blog Posts Tagged 'Creationists' (6)

Pat Robertson gave me a glimmer of hope that he wasn't bat-shit crazy.... but only for moment

I was going through my daily ritual of catching up with the goings-on in the world, checking out stories on various sites, when I saw an article that I just had to read: Pat Robertson Dispels Creationist Idea That Earth is 6,000 Years Old, on Huffington Post.

I immediately began reading the article, convinced that this was some tease and he didn't…

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Added by Rocky Oliver (LotusGeek) on November 29, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Tell Me What My Beliefs Are

Sorry about the long absence. A cold, followed by midterms, makes for an overly long dry-spell. Also, a quick note regarding the earlier posts: I've gone back and fixed all of the names of the people I talked to. I may be thinking of the wrong person, but at least I'm using the correct name now.



Now, on to the main point of this post.

As I've probably mentioned before, my mother is a youth minister at the local church. What this means, is that she is essentially the Sunday… Continue

Added by Jake on October 27, 2009 at 2:13am — 4 Comments

My Idea of Fun: An Impromptu, Three-Hour Discourse with a Creationist

(A quick side note about all of the names in the post: I'm terrible at names, and I can't really remember anyone's just yet. So they're probably wrong, or attributed to the wrong people. I might go back and fix them once I find out the actual names.)



Sorry for the delay in posting this. At first I was just going to take a small break over the weekend, then I caught the bug that was going around while at the local church picnic. (Apparently, that blessing of the food didn't do too… Continue

Added by Jake on September 29, 2009 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Misusing the word Truth

Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has commented on my first post. The level of support is pretty amazing, and I've gotten plenty of great ideas already. Thanks a lot, everyone!



Now, on to the main point.

The first real debate I had with the Apologetics was a few days ago at their weekly meeting.

I got there a few minutes early, and sat near the front of the room, just listening to everyone. They really weren't talking about anything; someone needed an ethernet… Continue

Added by Jake on September 25, 2009 at 1:30am — 5 Comments

The First of Many Headaches...

I attend a small, local college in Northwest Florida, right along the southern part of the Bible Belt.

The college isn't very big, and just recently upgraded from a simple community college to a full four-year college. Many of us call it 13th grade, and it makes for a very tight-nit feeling with many of the students and professors, which is nice.



For as long as I've attended (over three years now, including dual-enrollment during the latter part of high school), there has always… Continue

Added by Jake on September 24, 2009 at 1:36am — 5 Comments

Scientists delivers atomic smack down to Discovery Institute

Prof. Nicholas Gotelli, a scientist in the biology department of the University of Vermont has a wit sharp enough to cut yourself on.



He was solicited (yes solicited) by the Discovery Institute (A don't-think-tank of creationists masquerading as a serious research institute) to set up a debate at his campus. The admittedly… Continue

Added by Dave R on February 19, 2009 at 4:22am — No Comments

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