They Said ‘Teach the Controversy’…

From today’s Non Sequitur: (via Exploring Our Matrix) [Read more...]

Jerry Coyne Explains Why Evolution Is True

Jerry Coyne wrote the great book Why Evolution is True a few years ago, and in this lecture given last month, Coyne talks about some of the additional lines of evidence that weren’t listed in his book. He also talks about the religious opposition to evolution and ways we can increase acceptance of evolution in [Read More...]

A Conversation Between Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett

Last month, Richard Dawkins & Daniel Dennett — half of the “Four Horsemen” — had a discussion in Oxford (in front of an audience) about religion, evolution, and all sorts of other fun stuff: Someone needs to take the clip of Dennett speaking at the 9:20 mark and turn it into a looped video… As [Read More...]

Creationism On The Rise in Turkey

With all the accumulated idiocy emanating from creationists such as Ray Comfort, Ken Ham and prisoner #06452-017 Kent Hovind, it can be easy to forget that there exists an entire sad universe of Creationists making their nests in other countries and other religions. Enter Turkey, a country seeing an alarming rise in Islamism that is [Read More...]

Could Kansas be at the Center of Another War on Science?

The Associated Press is reporting that Kansas is “Headed for Another Debate Over Evolution“: … a State Board of Education member [said] Wednesday that science standards under development are “very problematic” for describing the theory as a well-established, core scientific concept. … [Republican Ken] Willard said the draft [of proposed science standards] embraces naturalism and [Read More...]


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