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Disproving Evolution – Part 19 – Missing Inferior Branches pt 2

[Index of series posts] Continuing the rebuttal of the article,  “9 Scientific Facts Prove that “The Theory of Evolution” is wrong.” Here we continue on this argument that 100,000 individual horses suddenly bolted into opposite directions and tried to form new species. We see in Scientific Fact No. 2 above that the missing intermediary individuals [Read More...]

Love, Joy, Feminism

An Atheist Parent, an Evangelical Grandmother, and a Six-Year-Old Girl

Believe me, reader, when I say that if my mother becomes coercive or manipulative toward Sally vis a vis religion, I will shut it down in a heartbeat. I'm still trying to balance all of this and haven't gotten it all figured out. Perhaps I should bar my mother from discussing religion with my daughter upfront, but then, she hasn't explicitly barred me from discussing my beliefs and ideas with my minor siblings, and I'd rather keep it that way. For now, I suppose, we have struck a tenuous balance of sorts.

Brother Richard's Life Without Faith

Marriage Equality and the Myth of Christian Persecution

Looking back at this past week, I am in awe. Not just because of the historic Supreme Court ruling, but because of the copious amounts of uninformed responses. Yes, I know I shouldn’t be surprised. And, yes, I had some fun with it. I offered some sarcastic, but valid talking points for the victory of marriage equality, [Read More...]

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Credit Where Credit’s Due

There are few values for me that rank higher than fairness. As an inveterate arguer (although I’m somewhat reformed these days), I had to learn that the principle of charity – taking the fairest possible interpretation of an interlocutor’s argument to avoid strawmanning – is incredibly important not only for a meaningful dialogue but to [Read More...]

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