A Fourth Compilation of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here’s a fourth compilation of Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s best arguments and comebacks. (You can see previous videos here, here, and here.)



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Ken Ham Says New Evolution Book for Kids is a Form of Childhood Indoctrination

I recently posted about Grandmother Fish, a children’s book designed to teach basic concepts of evolution to pre-schoolers.

Creationist Ken Ham is furious about this because he considers the book a form of indoctrination. Because teaching kids how science works goes against everything Ham stands for:

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Stephen Colbert Talks Science (and Aliens) with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane

Science talk on a late night comedy show?

Count me in:



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A Creationist’s Response to Bill Nye’s Climate Change Warnings

A couple of weeks ago, National Geographic‘s website posted a video of Bill Nye teaching us five things we needed to know about climate change:

Creationist Ken Ham and his crack research team have now released “rebuttals” to all his points. And they’re full of as much science as you’d expect.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Wrongly Accuses Journalist of “Devoutly Religious” Statement

Although the skeptic community doesn’t really have leaders, or those we hold as infallible, there’s still a tendency to drop our guard around other members who are highly respected. This was the case last week when I saw Neil deGrasse Tyson speak at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism while accepting the 2015 Knight Innovation Award.

Dr. Tyson was engaged in a lively on-stage interview with CUNY Professor Jeff Jarvis about the topic of podcasting and journalism. When the conversation seemed to veer toward religion, naturally, I turned on the camera hoping to capture a glimpse into an area Tyson is reluctant to divulge much information about.

Talking about the importance of fact-checking and what he called “impression checking” in journalism, Tyson offered a personal example:

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