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Watched Expelled today

Saskatoon’s CFI affiliate watched the film Expelled – No Intelligence Allowed this afternoon. The whole film is available on Youtube if you want to put yourself through it. It’s a “documentary” that plays fast and loose with the notion of … Continue reading

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How can anyone back Ken Ham?

Back away from him, yes. Back him? His brain baffles me with its illogical pronouncements. Creationist Ken Ham, who recently debated Bill Nye the Science Guy over the origins of the universe, is calling for an end to the search … Continue reading

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Christians deemed “heretics” after claiming no historical Adam and Eve

Well, almost. This NPR article was a good find; some evangelicals are starting to realize that the truths being uncovered by geneticists and other areas of science are making it harder and harder to maintain the fiction that the whole … Continue reading

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Jesus “supporting” literal 6 day creation doesn’t make it true

I marvel over the things Christians want to think about sometimes. Mind you, if they didn’t write about this kind of thing, what on earth would I have to write about? This opinion piece by Rhys Demman comes out of … Continue reading

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I expect there will be too much God at the Grammys

I wasn’t going to be watching anyway. In all honesty, I didn’t know they’d be on tonight until I came across a Wall Street Journal article about celebrity confidence and the god connection. Neil Strauss has been noticing the trend … Continue reading

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To quote the man of the day…

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” “In the long history of … Continue reading

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Divide between faith and science “illusion” claims Christian astronomer

Martin Gaskell sued the University of Kentucky recently. He’s of the opinion that religious discrimination happened, that he lost out on a good job as director of the student planetarium there because of his professed faith and statements he made … Continue reading

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Quotable “comic”

At least, I thought so: (See more here)

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Regina has Freethinkers; also, biology is disgusting

Took a road trip with a few Saskatoon Freethinkers to Regina yesterday to meet up with a few locals over there who want to start their own group. I think the trouble with starting groups of any kind, let alone … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck is proof science class is important

World Net Daily is quoting him in an article saying some completely stupid shit about the evolutionary process. Were human beings created by God in an instant, or over millions of years through evolution? Glenn Beck addressed the question on … Continue reading

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