Homeschooling Christian Pastor Slams Evolutionary Biologists and Astrophysicists in Sermon

It’s time once again for the Pastor Steven Anderson game. That’s where I click on a random part of his latest sermon and listen for a minute. If I hear him say something crazy, I post about it. If he doesn’t, I skip it. (It’s an easy game if you just jump right to the 10:00 mark.)

His latest rant is about a guy who criticized him for not teaching his homeschooled children about proper science. Anderson’s response? He doesn’t need to teach them about silly things like that because it’s not like certain kinds of scientists have made any useful contributions to society:



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A Child’s First Book on Evolution

This is a neat project.

Matt Cubberly wrote a book introducing children to evolution via poetry and neat illustrations by May Villani. It’s called Evolutionary Tales and they’re raising funds for it on Kickstarter:



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Bill Nye Responds to Mean Tweets

In a promotional video for a Kickstarter film documenting his life, Bill Nye read some mean tweets and proved you can’t outsmart a professional nerd:



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Fishes, Pirates, and Evolutionary Stability

In a really neat video, Richard Dawkins explains the concept of evolutionary stability using the example of birds who catch their own fish and the birds who steal the fish from them:



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Academic Journal Releases Special Issue Focused on Atheism, Secularity, and Science

Last year, I posted that the journal Science, Religion & Culture would be releasing a special issue focusing on atheism, secularity, and science.

That issue is now available online and you can read all the articles for free (yay, open access!).

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