Rezla Aslan gets it all wrong
when it comes to atheists and atheism.
no, plants cannot think and remember
, but they're shockingly sophisticated nonetheless.
kids are never going to get an appropriate science education until the problem of teachers
is fixed. on that subject, a new poll is out showing the acceptance of evolution among the public and the numbers are as sad as you'd imagine
Catholic Church: the ordination of women is a crime on par with sexual abuse
. accomodationists are homing in on a common strategy.
the Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense
. church attendance is overestimated by about half.
(thanks to TA's doone for bringing this one to my attention!)
dark energy measurement sheds new light on universe's expansion
. much of the greater acceptance of evolution among today's youth has
to do with a closing of the sex gap between men and women.the evolution of cooperation. more nonsense from apologetics site BioLogos.
feel overwhelmed by the nonsense that gets touted as truth sometimes? just keep in mind, what you're doing matters.
Messenger flies by Mercury again, shows evidence of more recent volcanism
than we previously suspected. just what kind of environment can't organisms adapt to?
new primate fossil may be a big deal
, might not be
. 2010's top philosophy blogs.
on santa claus, thor, and god
more criticism of Ron Rosenbaum's nonsense
on atheism promoting agnosticism. on that subject, agnosticism and varieties of certainty
there's hope for Texas' school children yet
- a new survey of likely voters shows that most want teachers and scholars in control of the curriculum. evolution of homosexuality in birds explained
. revised theory of gravity doesn't predict a big bang.
highly doubtful it is but sadly hilarious if it were true, the Vatican's radio station is being accused of beaming cancer
causing energy into the nearby area.
extrapolating from the fall of the numbers of Christians around the world, this graph shows that Christianity may be extinct by 2240
. how microbes defend and define us.
Australian anti-vaxx group takes a beating
a death star isn't to blame for periodic mass extinctions
. Rosetta snaps asteroid Lutetia
and the pics are incredible.
if you're like me you've heard that nonsense about modern cosmology being eerily close to the Hindu conception of cosmology. it's not. Coyne on Giberson and that same old question
: are science and religion compatible?genes from Arctic bacteria used to create new vaccines. a legit "young earth" theory. on chickens, eggs
, and creationists
. more criticism of Jon Stewart
of The Daily Show for his absurd comments regarding science and faith.