Published On Sun May 13 2012
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.
--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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Published April 19, 2012
Step aside, DNA—new synthetic compounds called XNAs can also store and copy…
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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…Continue
by BARBARA BRADLEY HAGERTY (NPR)
This is the first in a series of stories on losing faith.
Teresa MacBain has a secret, one she's terrified to reveal.
Sat Apr 28, 2012 08:20 AM ET
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There's no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism…Continue
The number of disbelievers is growing, but they remain America's least trusted minority. Why?…Continue
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I know it's not Giftmas time, but this just came to me in the last couple days.
For me believing in God is no different than believing in Santa...They are both supposed to live in areas filled with white fluffiness, wear white beards, have tons of helpers, know who's naughty/nice then reward you appropriately and are mythical man-made constructs used to get people to 'be good for goodness sake".
By David Edwards
Sunday, April 8, 2012 14:14 EDT
The daughter of televangelist Rev. Billy Graham says that it’s important to discriminate against candidates who are atheists because politicians “should have a fear for almighty God.”
In an interview with Ann Graham Lotz on Sunday, NBC host David Gregory noted that her father had advocated using…Continue
So, did Jesus really exist? With his new book, Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth, Bart Ehrman, historian and professor of religious studies at the…Continue
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In a political correctness crackdown, the New York City Department of Education is knocking terms like 'dinosaur' back to the Stone Age.
The prehistoric creatures are among 50 terms banned from use on tests administered to students by the city.
Others include birthdays (because Jehovah's Witnesses don’t observe them),…Continue
Great piece in the Huffington Post today..Posted: 03/20/2012 5:10 pm
Victor Stenger, Physicist, PhD, bestselling author
The following article appeared in the March 17, 2012 "God issue" of New Scientist.
The party line among scientists -- believers and nonbelievers alike -- is that science and religion are what Stephen Jay Gould called "non-overlapping magisteria." In 1998 the US National Academy of Sciences…Continue
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New York Times
They have tried letter-writing, petitions and a lawsuit, all to no avail. So now the Christian congregations that are weeks away from…Continue
A former NASA employee who was fired last year is suing the space agency, claiming he was let go because he believes in intelligent design, according to news reports.
The employee, David Coppedge, was a computer specialist at…Continue