Zack Kopplin investigates, finds even more creationism in biology classes in Louisiana than we thought.

Get ready to be depressed. Zack Kopplin ia a fuck-mothering beast.  He does more to fight creationism than just about everybody in this country, and he’s done it again.  He’s been digging in Louisiana to find the extent to which many biology teachers are brazenly including creationism and…it ain’t good.  Some teachers are even including [Read More...]

A Christmas tale of Dan the writer, tax incentives, and a dishonest Holiday Ham.

Sit back children and let me tell you a Christmas story for the ages. Once upon a time there was a man named Ken Ham who ran a ministry called Answers in Genesis – a name that shared a quirky nature with other phrases like “the man in the moon” (neither the answers or the [Read More...]

Next moderator of the Free Church of Scotland: keeping creationism out of science class is “militant atheism.”

The next Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland is a man named David Robertson and boy, is he unhappy with the Scottish Secular Society.  It turns out the SSS sent a petition to Scotland’s education secretary about stopping the teaching of creationism in public schools after it was discovered that a few were doing so. [Read More...]

SCOTUS also denies appeal from Ohio science teacher who taught creationism.

Lost beneath the symphony of elation for marriage equality today is the fact that the SCOTUS also denied the appeal of John Freshwater.  Freshwater was eventually fired for preaching in his classroom, teaching creationism, and using a Tesla coil to burn a cross into the arm of a student.  Not joking:   I know some of [Read More...]

Ed Hensley doing great work digging into Ark Encounters theme park.

Dan Arel, who has been eviscerating Ken Ham on the regular, will be happy to see this (indeed, he was).  Ed Hensley sent myself and some others the results of an FOIA request regarding the Ark Encounters theme park being build by Answers in Genesis.  It turns out the state of Kentucky is giving millions [Read More...]

Teach all the controversies.

Why does Jesus get all the creationist attention? [Read more...]

Matt Dillahunty’s Atheist Debates – Argument from Design part 1: Order and Purpose.

This summer Matt Dillahunty founded the Atheist Debates Patreon project.  It was so successful that Matt is now making videos on debating apologists for a living, which is great for atheism.  Matt is, in my eyes, one of our most skilled debaters and perhaps the best communicator in the business. The first video produced for [Read More...]

Professor Tim D. White answers creationist student.

I’m so confused.  In the movie God’s Not Dead I learned that if you question your college professor he’ll make it his life’s mission to destroy your career and embarrass you. But then I see this video from an actual biology class at the University of California, Berkeley by esteemed anthropologist Tim D. White where a [Read More...]

The Holiness of God: Chapter 2 – Holy, Holy, Holy

Awhile back, I was explaining why I don’t get Christianity. A commenter suggested I read a book – “The Holiness of God” by RC Sproul [1985]. [Read more...]

Why Aren’t Chimps Still Evolving Into Humans?

I stumbled across this question in YouTube world. I love it. I’m serious – the question is awesome. [Read more...]