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I’d pay more attention to politics but…

I get scared easily. I’m glad I’m not in Delaware where Christine O’Donnell, their Repubilcan Senate primary winner, once said some very stupid shit about God and health problems. Her latest gem was revealed by Talking Points Memo, who quoted … Continue reading

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Dracula connection to a young earth?

Normally I avoid Answers in Genesis like a plague, but with a headline like that, there’s got to be some fun reading in it. Sadly I don’t know enough about vampire bats to know if John Woodmorappe is properly describing … Continue reading

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Science teacher vs creationist kids – who’ll win?

I come across this story via World Net Daily and we all know that’s “quality journalism.” But, P.Z. Myers and Hemant Mehta thought the story was worth a moment, so let’s see why. Apparently Melissa Hussain, an 8th grade science … Continue reading

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Also, god deliberately messed up creation just to mess with our minds

God totally designed flawed systems and body parts to make people think no god would be so stupid as to design things in such a fucked up way. God’s gonna get the last laugh… That does appear to be the … Continue reading

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Still the single greatest idea ever

Still the simplest and most sensible explanation for species adaptation, still the most misunderstood concept by all those who claim it’s wrong. On the Origin of Species was published 150 years ago today. And no, I haven’t read it. I … Continue reading

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Quotable IDiot

So, a creationist film crew went to Galapagos this year to film a movie that can completely debunk Charles Darwin by showing just how wrong Darwin was when he made some very astute observations about that small archipelago cut off … Continue reading

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Hoaxes, jokes, and journalism.

There’s been a spate of stories demonstrating some rather craptacular journalism lately. So keen are they to be first on the story, they’ll bypass all the footwork/phonework that used to be required to verify a report prior to publishing. It’s … Continue reading

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