Creationist Says Pensacola Flooding is Proof of Grand Canyon Being Carved Out in Days; Geologists Say Otherwise

There’s been some nasty flooding in Pensacola, Florida over the past few days and Creationist Eric Hovind used the tragedy to his advantage.

In a video he uploaded yesterday, Hovind is seen interviewing people whose streets have been ruined and property damaged by the erosion. Why is he talking to them? To convince viewers that if destruction like that can happen in a short time span due to the rain, then the Grand Canyon could also have been created in a matter of days due to the mythical flood in Genesis.



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An Average Day in Church-Land: These Google Headlines Are From the Last 24 Hours Only

I’ll just leave this here.



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After British Politician Sends Bibles to Schools, Humanist Group Sends Schools a Book for Young Atheists

In 2012, British education secretary Michael Gove sent a copy of the King James Bible to every school in England at a cost of £370,000 (about $625,000). He said religion had nothing to do with it; it was just a very historically relevant book. It’s the sort of thing GOP members would do months before every election just to prove to voters they love Jesus.

This week, the British Humanist Association decided to play his game, sending Alom Shaha‘s The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life Without God to schools across England and Wales.



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Conservative Christian Group Calls a Mississippi Anti-Discrimination Sticker a Form of Anti-Christian Bullying

This Mississippi door sticker for retail businesses and restaurants sure looks innocuous, doesn’t it? It’s a way for owners to signal that all customers will be treated with basic respect. If you have money, well, your green is as good as anyone else’s.

But beware. While the American Family Association stops short of calling the no-discrimination message the mark of the beast, executive vice president Buddy Smith is warning consumers and shopkeepers that not discriminating is a just another way to bully Christians.

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Caught on Tape: Subway Preacher’s Own Argument Gets Used Against Him

Here’s an awkward situation for everyone involved: You get on the subway and a preacher begins yelling out the gospel message because he believes this is an effective way to make converts out of people. (He’s also very bad at reading everyone’s body language.)

Most people just lower their heads or look away. Because maybe if you ignore the crazy Christian, he’ll just go away.

But a couple of night’s ago, one hipster decided to engage the preacher in a debate and the team from Cult Comedy happened to be there to get it on film:



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