If Humans Had Obeyed In The Garden Of Eden…

This NSFW video from DarkMatter2525 makes a ton of absurdities from the Garden of Eden story clear: I have also written, albeit much less entertainingly, a lot about my own thoughts on what is wrong with the Adam and Eve story, even were we to read it non-literally, like many theists who would just wave [Read More...]

The Hard Evidence Against A Literal Adam And Eve

Jerry Coyne explains why the proposed idea of a single pair of original human ancestors is refuted by what we know of our evolutionary ancestry: Over at the Templeton-funded BioLogos website there has been a lot of discussion about the historicity of Adam and Eve. This is a problem because scripture claims these two were [Read More...]

The Christian Logic Of Power, Pride, Humility, Free Will, Original Sin, And All-Consuming Divine Narcissism

Pride has traditionally been disparaged by Christianity as not only a vice but as the chief vice. Christianity has gone so far as to recommend humility as one of the highest virtues for a human being. The theological reasons for this begin with the way that traditional Christianity understands human beings primarily relationally, as in [Read More...]

True And False In Adam And Eve

Yesterday I replied to Mary Midgley’s article out this weekend, which claimed that evolutionary theory does not refute Genesis since Genesis was not meant to be a literal description of how God made the world. In reply I revisted remarks and videos that I posted last fall which overviewed the ways that even if we [Read More...]

Video From Secularist Field Trip To Creation Museum

If you have not already, see Camels With Hammers‘ coverage of yesterday morning’s creation museum twitter feed here.  For yesterday afternoon’s flood of photos, see this thread. Here’s frightening video of a Creation “Museum” dinosaur.  You can tell it’s impressive by the way one of the women surrenders to prolonged, uncontrolled yawning halfway through: Below [Read More...]

Creation Museum Highlight Tweets 1:30-6:30pm

Earlier today I liveblogged the highlights of the first 5 hours of Creation Museum discussion from the official twitter feed of PZ Myers and the Secular Student Alliance Trip (#Creozerg). Click here for those highlights. Now this thread features the rest of the major tweeting from the afternoon, picking up where I left off with [Read More...]


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