The Five Stages of Peer Review

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For the Sake of Argument

From XKCD. HT Marc Cortez and PZ Myers [Read more…]

Homeopathy Mart

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Doubts, Erasers, and Mentors

Val Webb shared a talk that she gave on on faith, beliefs, and theological hospitality. Here’s a sample: When theologian John Cobb, a child of missionaries, entered the University of Chicago, he said: In a few months, I discovered that my understanding of Christianity melted away through my exposure to the thought of the modern [Read More…]

Water Into What?

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Aliens Helped Humans Build the Pyramids

This came my way via Kara Cooney on Facebook, who also shared this gem (presumably depicting a scene connected with the audiobook The Eye of the Scorpion):     [Read more…]

Dalek Recipe

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Do Your Own “Research”

Open Parachute shared these three images, and I thought I’d pass them along, given their relevance to discussions we have here. [Read more…]

I’m Just Sayin’

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Not How Biblical History Worked

This cartoon came to my attention via Jerry Coyne’s blog. It seems to me to reflect one of the things that modern atheist critics of ancient religious texts imagine to be possible, but few others do, namely that the Bible’s authors took the truth, which was boring, and turned it into something so different as to [Read More…]