Lawrence Krauss Debunks Eric Metaxas’ Fine-Tuning Argument on the New Yorker‘s Website

A month after Christian author Eric Metaxas embarrassing piece in the pages of the The Wall Street Journal saying that science proved God — which was his way of pushing the awful fine-tuning argument — physicist Lawrence Krauss has a thorough rebuttal on the New Yorker‘s website:



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Why Won’t Anyone Think About the Rights of Anti-Vaxxers?

The Onion offers some fair and balanced reporting:



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Senate Votes 98-1 That Climate Change is Real, but Can’t Agree That It’s Influenced by Human Activity

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted, 98-1, that climate change was real and not a hoax. The vote came after Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) added the amendment to a bill seeking to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

Emily Atkin, writing for Think Progress, explains that the amendment…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Puts the Next 15 Years In Perspective in Bill & Melinda Gates’ Annual Letter

Last night, Bill & Melinda Gates released their 2015 Annual Letter in which they make the bold claim that “The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history.”

Is that possible?

Well, the letter includes the thoughts of Neil deGrasse Tyson, who puts the 15 year timeline in perspective:



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Indiana State Senators Propose Bill That Would Allow Teaching of Creationism in Public Schools

Indiana State Senators Jeff Raatz and Dennis Kruse are sponsoring a bill, Senate Bill 562, that will allow Creationism and climate change-denial to make their way into the classroom.

Of course, they don’t say that explicitly:

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