Christian Writer: I Don’t Know How Old the Earth Is… So Let’s Just Say God Did It

Here’s a question Bible-believe Christians have to wrestle with at some point in their lives: Should you take Genesis literally?

In other words, was life really created in a few days, a few thousand years ago, or was it created (as scientists will tell you) over billions of years? [Read more...]

Senator Marco Rubio on the Age of the Earth: ‘I’m Not Sure We’ll Ever Be Able to Answer That’

Senator Marco Rubio is one of the GOP’s bright spots (in their mind, anyway). He’s from Florida (a swing state), he can reach out to Hispanic voters in a way very few Republicans can right now, he’s young, he’s handsome… and when you read a response he gave to reporter Michael Hainey in an interview for GQ, you realize he’s just as intellectually bankrupt as pretty much everyone else in the party. [Read more...]

A Children’s Book About Evolution (Without Any of the Scary Science Words)

Here’s a nifty little children’s book about evolution. It’s called Pepper’s Special Wings (Humanist Press, 2012) and it’s about a peppered moth and its evolutionary awesomeness (among other things): [Read more...]

Sam Harris Elaborates on Near-Death Experiences

Remember that awful cover Newsweek from back in October?

At the time, Sam Harris (a neuroscientist himself) ripped apart Dr. Eben Alexander, who wrote that embarrassing cover story.

Now, Harris has finished reading Alexander’s actual book Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife… and it turns out the whole premise still makes no sense: [Read more...]

Zack Kopplin Speaks About His Anti-Creationism Battles

My friend Zack Kopplin has been leading the charge against the teaching of Creationism in Louisiana ever since he was in high school. A couple of months ago, he spoke to the Humanists of Houston about his battles: [Read more...]


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