Eugenie Scott, Josh Rosenau, Donald Prothero support foxhole atheists

Our team is crashing the 2011 TAM - The Amazing Meeting - and we've snapped some pictures with some secular celebrities who support foxhole atheists and what we're doing here at Fort Bragg. I'll post them here and on Facebook, as they trickle back to me.First up was the TAM workshop: Defending Evolution in the Classroom and Beyond. Featuring Eugenie Scott, Joshua Rosenau, and Donald Prothero - this was a great way to kick off an amazing meeting. I wish I could have been there myself. H … [Read more...]

Eugenie Scott – The Nature of Science

"Science doesn't say 'there is no God'. Science doesn't say 'God doesn't act'. We just can't test God, so we leave him out." - Eugenie Scott I like that quote from the video. I personally think that science directly contradicts all of the major religions' sacred books. But I concede that there are many people who are able to live with the inherent contradictions between the two just fine. So Eugenie seems to be stressing neutrality, and the importance of understanding and respecting the … [Read more...]

Eugenie Scott to speak at Rock Beyond Belief

Rock Beyond Belief is proud to announce that Eugenie Scott will be speaking at our festival.Eugenie Scott is probably most well known for being the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). That organization emerged from the grass roots efforts against "equal time for creationism" legislation which sprang up in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Since then, Eugenie has been a outspoken proponent of science and honest education.Her organization has achieved wi … [Read more...]