Debate (Do the findings of science entail that Christianity is false?): my first rebuttal.

This is the next entry in my debate with John Lepp over “Do the findings of science entail that Christianity is false?”  While we agreed to rounds of 1,500 words, I had a beast of a time trimming down my post so that it adequately hit all of John’s arguments.  It simply takes longer to [Read More...]

An Example of how Scientific Journals are in Trouble

Merely being published in a “science” journal is quickly becoming nothing worth mentioning. Creationists are diluting the concept in the same sense that they create modern “Universities” that have no accreditation. [Read more...]

Welcome three new science bloggers to WWJTD!

In an effort to make sure the blog stays up to date with various subjects related to atheism, I’ve elected to bring on some science writers.  While I’m decently informed for a layman, I can’t comment as fully on many science-related stories as I’d like.  These three will hopefully fill that void. Amanda is an [Read More...]

We landed a probe on a comet!

I’ve been watching the live stream of the ESA team which, today, landed a probe on comet 67P! Brace for action, comet-watchers! Today’s the day that the Rosetta craft successfully dropped the Philae robot lander on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The Philae lander was even nice enough to tweet out its new address: Yeah, human [Read More...]

Temperature versus Snowfall

Saturday, during JT’s beat-people-up-athon, and also looking for an excuse not to rake leaves, I thought it’d be interesting to see if I could investigate this particular question. [Read more...]

New research: factual beliefs and religious beliefs not handled the same way by the brain.

An interesting article came out yesterday that explains how factual beliefs and religious beliefs differ within the brain: Consider the following two statements of “belief”: Devon believes that humans evolved from earlier primates over 100,000 years ago. Devon believes that humans were created less than 10,000 years ago. These claims are clearly at odds. Since [Read More...]

Accuracy of the Prophecy of the Writings of the Bible

Fulfilled prophecy is frequently thrown at us as “evidence” that a god exists. Here’s why I find it numbingly uncompelling. [Read more...]

Jon Stewart goes after the House committee on science, space, and technology.

Depressed?  You’re gonna be. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive [Read more...]

Larry Doesn’t Get Science Pt 6 – Kinds of Creatures

This is part of a series: [Index]. Part 6 - Evolving into different kinds. Larry thinks this doesn’t happen. [Read more...]

Larry Doesn’t Get Science Pt 4 – Evolution Pt 2 – Transitional Forms Pt 2

This is part of a series: [Index]. Part 3 - Larry doesn’t understand transitional forms/fossils. This will be split into two parts, due to length – continued from part 1. [Read more...]