Creationist Claims Richard Dawkins Isn’t a “Real” Scientist and Should Stop Criticizing Dr. Ben Carson

In an excellent interview with Fareed Zakaria on Friday night, Richard Dawkins lamented all the Republican candidates who reject evolution, rightfully calling it a “disgrace.” He threw them a bit of a bone by saying he didn’t think they were all that ignorant; they were probably just pandering to their base.

The most specific criticism, though, was reserved for Dr. Ben Carson. As a skilled doctor, Dawkins argued, he should be first in line defending science, not disregarding the evidence in favor of primitive, biblical thinking.

That’s the part that infuriated Creationist Ken Ham.



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As Usual, Survey Shows Religion in Decline, Especially Among Millennials

The Pew Research Center just released a new report building off of their landmark 2014 Religious Landscape Study and focusing on the changes in religious beliefs among Americans.

As usual, the momentum is on our side.



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Attack Survivor Bonya Ahmed Issues Statement Against Bangladeshi Government

Bonya Ahmed, the wife of atheist author Dr. Avijit Roy, was by his side when terrorists attacked them. While her husband died, she managed to survive and has been an outspoken critic of the Bangladeshi government ever since.

Now that one of Roy’s publishers has been murdered in a similar attack, Ahmed has issued a personal statement saying she has no hope in Bangladeshi government to do anything meaningful and wants them to stop paying lip service to those who have been killed if they’re not going to back it up with action:

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Canadian Wife of Man Injured in Bangladesh Attacks Calls on Her Government to Take Action

On Saturday, we learned that Faisal Arefin Dipon, a publisher of atheist Avijit Roy‘s books, was murdered in Bangladesh. That made him the fifth person targeted by Muslim terrorists in the country this year. But hours before he was killed, three others were seriously injured in a separate attack, including writer Tareq Rahim.

Monika Mistry, Rahim’s wife, lives in Canada and she is calling for her government to do something, anything, to help her husband before he’s a target once again:



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Dr. Ben Carson Tells Church Audience That His Evolution Denial Hasn’t Hindered His Success

Yesterday, while speaking at Cornerstone Church in Tennessee, Dr. Ben Carson admitted (once again) to being a Creationist and how that never stopped him from being successful, as if ignorance were some badge of honor (41:00 mark):



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