Ken Ham: Noah Probably Had More Sophisticated Tools than We Do Today

Do you remember the post I wrote a few months ago about young earth creationism and Noah's ark? The point I wanted to make was that young earth creationists like Ken Ham view images that depict the ark as a small boat with pastel colored animals sticking their heads out of portholes as part of a conspiracy of sorts to downplay the legitimacy of the Noah's ark story. After all, if that is people's public image of Noah's ark, they're predisposed to assume that the could never have happened the way … [Read more...]


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Thank God I’m Not an Asshole

The title of this post---"thank God I'm not an asshole"---was the first thing that came to my mind upon seeing this image:Ken Ham believes that atheists will face eternal torture after they die. When I read his words---"thank God you're wrong"---what I hear is "thank God you're destined for eternal torture! Haha, SUCKER!"Here is how Ken Ham explained the new billboards: We decided on this billboard campaign that will last a month, with a cordial and engaging message: “To All Our A … [Read more...]


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Dear Ken Ham: You Can’t Have It Both Ways

PZ recently wrote about Ken Ham's attempt to discredit opposition to creationism being taught in Louisiana schools. While biblical creation may not be provable through tests and observation, neither is molecules-to-man evolution (or astronomical evolution). And in fact, the evidence that is available to us concerning our origins makes sense in the biblical creation-based worldview, not the evolutionary one. That seems . . . contradictory. Let's look again: While biblical creation may not be … [Read more...]


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Rebutting Ken Ham’s Response

So you remember my Why I Am An Atheist post from last week? Apparently it came to the attention of Answers in Genesis researcher Dr. Georgia Purdom. She wrote a blog post bearing the title Answers in Genesis and Libby's Journey to Atheism in response, and then Ken Ham himself picked up my story and wrote his own response. I will respond to each, starting with Dr. Purdom's post since it came first.1. Creationism is only based on the Bible, physical evidence is irrelevant Libby seems to have … [Read more...]


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