Answers in Genesis seems to be in some financial trouble


My friend Phil Ferguson has a really great post about Answers in Genesis on his blog Skeptic Money, and while he visits the Ark Encounter project and the now filed lawsuit, he uncovers something very interesting that he found over at PZ Myers blog.Answers in Genesis is spending more than they have and is almost certainly headed into a very bad financial disaster.A fellow reader of Myers' named Brian site made this great chart showing the finances of AiG.Ferguson noted that this c … [Read more...]

I discussed the recent news around the Ark Encounter this weekend on Ask an Atheist

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I pre-recorded a segment for this weekend episode of Ask an Atheist in which we discussed the latest happenings surrounding Ken Ham's Ark Encounter project.You can listen to the whole program right here.I hope this helps clear up some of the questions people have about the project and I am still giving some thought to holding a live Google Hangout to answer more questions and misconceptions people have about the case. … [Read more...]

This is the amazing level of realism you can expect at the Ark Encounter

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Answers in Genesis posted this great update from the Ark Encounter today, it is a few photos of exhibit pieces being built.This is my favorite:I have nothing else to add. … [Read more...]

Ken Ham calls for ‘Darwin Was Wrong Day’


Our friend Ken Ham does not like the resolution introduced into Congress to name February 12 "Darwin Day" in the United States.Many cities, including my own in San Diego have historically recognized the day as Darwin Day and secular groups have held special readings and rallies in celebration of the amazing findings and work of Charles Darwin.But according to Creation Museum CEO Ken Ham, Secularists are becoming increasingly aggressive and intolerant in promoting their anti-God … [Read more...]

Answers in Genesis files lawsuit against Kentucky

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Answers in Genesis announced today that have officially filed their lawsuit against the state of Kentucky for religious discrimination.You can view the lawsuit here.According to the AiG website: Although the sales tax rebate program is available equally to all qualifying tourist attractions seeking to build in the state, AiG President Ken Ham observed that “AiG’s application was rejected solely because of our religious identity and the biblical messages we will present at our future life … [Read more...]

Ken Ham, ‘atheists know there is a God, they just don’t want to believe it’

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According to a new 1 minute video from Ken Ham, atheists are all lying and suppressing the truth because according to him, "Atheists know there is a God, they just don't want to believe it." This of course is a common belief by Christians who are foolish enough to believe the Bible is the literal word of God and read the book of Romans and believe that, "God has written intuitive knowledge of His law in our human conscience." And just how does Ken know that his passage is true? Well the … [Read more...]

Answers in Genesis is suing the state of Kentucky over its lost tax incentive

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In a video and statement released today by Answers in Genesis, Ken Ham alongside attorney Mike Johnson announced the organizations plan to file a lawsuit against the state of Kentucky over its refusal to grant AiG an 18 million dollar tax incentive after it was discovered that the organizations for-profit company, The Ark Encounter was discriminating against employees based on religious preference, a clear violation of both state and federal laws.However, the forever delusional minds of t … [Read more...]

Nye vs Ham is one-year old and Ken Ham still thinks he won

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This week marks 1-year since the infamous Bill Nye vs Ken Ham, evolution vs. creationism debate and to celebrate Ken has posted a video of his friend interviewing him about the debate, so you know it's totally unbiased!In the article accompanying the video, Dr. Georgia Purdom has some thoughts about how the debate went down, In particular Bill Nye—to this day—refuses to acknowledge the distinction between historical science and observational science. As a scientist, I found Nye’s arguments t … [Read more...]

Ken Ham really did not like the Super Bowl

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There may be nothing more fun than to read Ken Ham retyping Katy Perry lyrics and imagining him having these songs stuck in his head for hours on end.Yet Ham claims Perry's Super Bowl half-time show showed us the real state of the nation, he first said of her lyrics, Katy Perry sang words like these last night: “Let you put your hands on me in my skin-tight jeans . . . Sippin’ gin and juice . . . Getcha freak on.” And she sang some of “I Kissed a Girl” (her original hit song that says, “I ki … [Read more...]

Ken Ham attempts to dispute the Ark Encounter attendance study

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Well we all knew this was coming.Ken Ham has taken to the Answers in Genesis website to dispute "atheist propaganda" against the Ark Encounter and the new report released this week by Hunden Strategic Partners which estimated that the park would receive around 325,000 visitors in its first year, compared to the predictions made by AiG in which they claimed 1.2 million.The first bit of misleading information Ham replies to a paragraph in the Lexington Herald-Leader which reads,Ken … [Read more...]