Are Foxhole Atheists Really Seeking a Cure?

In a recent HuffPo article, science writer Matthew Hutson reports on three studies suggesting that fear of death will inspire atheists to believe in the supernatural. At least that’s the gist of the argument Hutson makes. (To his credit, he cites an online listing of over 200 atheists in foxholes, showing that atheism can survive [Read More...]

Gallup Poll: 46% of Americans Are Creationists

According to a Gallup poll released today, 46% of Americans believe in Creationism, 32% of Americans believe in god-guided evolution, and 15% of Americans are actually right: We are a country full of deluded people… Not surprisingly, the less education you have, the more likely you are to believe in nonsense: Americans with postgraduate education [Read More...]

Teaching the Conntruhversey

Zach Weiner found a way to defeat all those teachers who want to teach Creationism in the classroom: You can see how that plays out at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal [Read more...]

Zack Kopplin Receives Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award

Zack Kopplin, the former high school student (now at Rice University), worked tirelessly to repeal the wrongly-named “Louisiana Science Education Act” — a bill which actually “encourages the state’s science teachers to miseducate their students about the scientific standing of evolution and climate change.” Even though his work didn’t lead to a repeal, he’s now [Read More...]

Doctors in the UK Can Be Fired For Not Doing Their Jobs!

Ah the good ole United Kingdom. Those crazy kids are at it again! They are working on medical guidelines (PDF) that prevent doctors from discriminating against their patients! ┬áHere is part of the new draft, and it looks nothing like what we’re used to seeing in America: You may have a conscientious objection to providing┬ácontraception. [Read More...]


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