No, Bill Nye is Not Debating Sarah Palin on Climate Change

Rumors are flying that Bill Nye, famous for publicly defending scientific consensus, will be taking up a debate with Sarah Palin, famous for political buffoonery, among other things.

As delightful as the carnage would be to witness, it’s fortunately not a debate, nor will Nye even be making an appearance.

Here’s the truth, and a preview of the pre-recorded appearance:

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A Dialogue Between Two Guys Who Just Watched God’s Not Dead 2

Zack Ford and Jack Jenkins went to see God’s Not Dead 2 the other night. I assumed they both lost a bet, though they assured me that wasn’t the case. They just wanted to see what all the hype was about.

Afterwards, they talked about the film and shared their conversation on ThinkProgress:

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Let’s Debunk the “Christian Persecution” Court Cases That Inspired the “God’s Not Dead” Films

One of the biggest complaints critics have of God’s Not Dead and its sequel is that both films suggest a kind of Christian persecution that just doesn’t exist in real life.

No philosophy professor would ever force you to say God doesn’t exist, just like no atheist group would sue a teacher over a harmless mention of Jesus in the classroom.

But the filmmakers insist this sort of anti-Christian discrimination happens all the time. Just to prove it, in both films, the closing credits include a list of court cases supposedly documenting this very thing.

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It’s time to debunk this myth that Christian persecution is real.

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Can You Beat “Science Kombat”?

You know how you’ve always imagined Charles Darwin and Nikola Tesla in an all out Fight Club-level brawl? (Just me?)

Then you’re gonna love Science Kombat:

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“Persecute Me, Please”: Regarding God’s Not Dead 2, Neil Carter Is, Well, Deadly

While I enjoyed reading skeptic Neil Carter‘s entire 3,000-word post about the evangelical flick God’s Not Dead 2, there were two passages in particular that hit me with the force of truth well told.

Here they are:

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