Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education gives a talk on why, even though creationism itself is not serious in any sort of scientific or academic sense, nevertheless as a phenomenon it is crucial that we take it seriously.
This comes from commenter Darren Pardee: BELIEVER: I believe the Earth was created by giant Rock Ogres not too long ago. Since it’s historical science, and not observational, my theory is just as valid as yours. More so, in fact, because I have a Holy Book the Rock Ogres wrote for mankind before leaving the [...]
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The latest in Cake or Death’s series going through the A to Z of modern Christianity is “F” for fundamentalism. I assume the movie the DVD of which is being returned in the cartoon is supposed to be one of the “Planet of the Apes” movies. I’d like to suggest that the underlying reason why [...]
I always assumed that this sentence was merely concocted in order to test all the letters in the alphabet in a font or on a keyboard. I never for once thought it described something that actually happened – until I saw this picture!
We all know that the placement of ads on blogs and websites is sometimes at odds with the tenor of the blog/site in question. But yesterday, I noticed quite possibly the most appropriate ad this blog could ever have on it. Do you agree?