On Friday night’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher mocked those who literally believe in Noah’s Ark:
Yesterday’s big news in support of cosmic inflation, gravitational waves, and the Big Bang theory sounds like a death knell for Young Earth Creationism, right? Is Ken Ham going to finally shut down the Creation Museum?!
Of course not. In fact, Dr. Danny R. Faulkner of Answers in Genesis has already posted a rebuttal to the Nobel-Prize-worthy discovery… and it’s precisely what you’d expect: Complete denial.
This High School Principal Initially Rejected an Atheist Club, but He Deserves Praise for How He Handled the Situation
Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: A high school student wants to form an atheist club. The administration tells him no.
Often, this ends in one of two ways: The student backs down, not wanting to get in any trouble, or the student informs a group like the Secular Student Alliance and it begins a long drawn-out battle (see: Pisgah High School).
But at Central High School in Aberdeen, South Dakota, there was a happy ending.
Adam, a student at the school, was told by Principal Jason Uttermark a few weeks ago that he couldn’t form an atheist club because the district had a policy against allowing any sort of religious club. After Adam informed the SSA about this, they contacted the principal:
I know Christian publishers are always looking for new ways to make the Bible relevant and hip and totally awesome for children… but Wacky Bible Gross Outs from Zonderkidz makes me think they’ve jumped the shark:
On the surface, the whole “Let’s talk about gross stuff in the Bible” doesn’t sound too bad… but just look at how they’re marketing this thing: