In my last post, I made clear that I am by no means an “accommodationist” who wants to let religious claims to hegemony over ethics, metaphysics, or epistemology go unchallenged as part of a deal whereby it agrees to either cooperate with or, minimally, not interfere with science education and science-based public policy. In a [Read More…]
From a week ago tomorrow, Richard Dawkins addresses the Athiest Alliance International. He reads the final chapter of his newest book, The Greatest Show on Earth which is an exegesis of the last chapter of The Origin of Species. There are 5 parts so keep watching after the first video below! Your Thoughts? [Read more…]
Judge This: Is It Wrong To Rip The Creationist Introduction Out Of Ray Comfort’s Propaganda Version Of The Origin Of Species?
Creationist Ray Comfort has put together a version of The Origin of Species which contains an introduction (which you can read here) which falsely blames Nazism on Darwin, promotes creationist pseudoscience, and lies about the scientific credibility of evolution. Yesterday I relayed a video in which Kirk Cameron touts plans to distribute 50,000 copies of [Read More…]
The plan is to distribute specially written copies of The Origin of Species which include a creationist introduction that slanders of Darwin (including attempts to blame Nazism on him) and creationist “refutations” of the theory to 50,000 college students on the upcoming 150th anniversary of the book’s first publication. In protest I will be burning [Read More…]