Rob Klaers's Blog – May 2012 Archive (7)

Scientist: Evolution debate will soon be history

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history.

Not that the avowed atheist has any doubts himself.

Sometime in the next 15 to 30 years, the Kenyan-born paleoanthropologist expects scientific discoveries will have accelerated to the…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 28, 2012 at 12:18am — 10 Comments

11 Eye-Opening Highlights From a Creationist Science Textbook

I cam across this recently and had to share the absurdity of it.. 





Published Monday, January 9, 2012 at 11:00:00 AM



A few months ago, I was reading about homeschooling, because I do things like randomly reading about homeschooling. I read an article that mentioned a family using science textbooks produced by Bob Jones University. (If you're not familiar, that's a…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 21, 2012 at 12:17am — No Comments

Zealous atheists resemble religious fanatics

Published On Sun May 13 2012

ByDow MarmurColumnist

Some years ago I attended a meeting in the home of a prominent Toronto businessman. Probably because he recognized me as he let me in, he felt compelled to warn me that he was a devout atheist.

Atheism nowadays…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 15, 2012 at 2:09am — 10 Comments

Atheism in America

The Daily Circuit

FAITH AND PUBLIC LIFE

Atheism in America

10:15 AM, May 10, 2012…
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Added by Rob Klaers on May 12, 2012 at 12:41am — 2 Comments

Evolution vs. Intelligent Design: 6 Bones of Contention

--Ker Than, 2009

THE EYES OF VERTEBRATES



Why Intelligent Design?



On November 24, 2009--the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species--the theory that new species can arise from old ones through natural selection is still met with some resistance. (Related: …

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 5, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Synthetic DNA Created, Evolves on Its Own

Christine Dell'Amore

National Geographic News

Published April 19, 2012

Step aside, DNA—new synthetic compounds called XNAs can also store and copy…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 5, 2012 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Pastor's loss of faith started with loss of hell

By Kimberly Winston, Religion News Service

BETHESDA, Md. – In the span of just a few months, Jerry DeWitt went from a respected pastor with a vibrant congregation to an atheist without a job.

DeWitt, 42, is the first "graduate" of The Clergy Project, a program supported by several atheist organizations that assists pastors who have lost…

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Added by Rob Klaers on May 4, 2012 at 2:15am — 1 Comment

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