Down the Rabbit Hole (pt.2): of saints and sophistry

This week, I continue down the rabbit hole of conservative religious thought with chapter one from Mary Eberstadt’s It’s Dangerous to Believe. [Read more…]

Bill Nyes says there is nothing in the ‘bible that informs modern science’

Bill Nye answered a reader question about bridging the gap between science and religion. [Read more…]

Kentucky newspaper complains that the Ark Encounter doesn’t provide what’s advertised

In the Where to Go, section of the Louisville.com, journalist Carly Garcia pays a visit to the Ark Encounter and notes five things she learned while there. Most aren’t worth revisiting, but a few key points did stand out. [Read more…]

Bernie Sanders: ‘I am not an atheist’ in response to DNC email link

Last week, Wikileaks released a flurry of emails from the DNC that showed in many ways the Democratic Party conspired to make sure Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic nomination for president. Including one plan, that was not set into motion, to out Bernie Sanders as an atheist, believing such news would ruin his chances in two key primary states. [Read more…]

Tim Kaine’s stance on abortion, vaccines, GMOs, and sex-education are not progressive

If leftists thought Clinton resembled a Republican, they really aren’t going to like Tim Kaine. [Read more…]

Why Ken Ham is the big bad ogre and why he doesn’t deserve respect

When it comes to the Ark Encounter specifically, maybe it’s not a battle of “good guys vs. bad guys,” but outside of the Ark, in other real world battles, it seems to be, and Ken Ham is not just a “good guy” with different beliefs. [Read more…]

American Atheists sue Kansas City over $65,000 handout to Baptist Convention

American Atheists, along with two Kansas City residents, filed a complaint in federal court asking for a temporary and permanent injunction to prevent the City of Kansas City from giving $65,000 to Modest Miles Ministries, Inc. for the National Baptist Convention. [Read more…]

Down the Rabbit Hole: reading a book on Christian persecution (pt.1)

A few weeks ago, I was browsing through the religion section of my local Barnes & Noble and I stumbled across the book It’s Dangerous to Believe: Religious freedom and its enemies by Mary Eberstadt. Normally I would ignore such works because of the obvious nonsense of its message. However, I decided to give reading it a shot. After all, the best way to understand a differing point of view than one’s own is to engage it, not ignore it. Only reading and engaging works that one agrees with is the surest way to create an echo-chamber around yourself. [Read more…]

Ken Ham tries to get cool with the kids and suggest they play Pokemon Go at the Creation Museum

Ken Ham is resorting to cheap tricks to lure kids into his Creation Museum [Read more…]

5 most anti-scientific beliefs of Republican VP candidate Mike Pence

Here are five of the man’s most bizarre beliefs, a few which even go further than the GOP cohorts who are going to eagerly vote for him in November. [Read more…]

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