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Archive for the 'Evolution vs. ID' Category

Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb The Moon !

by @ Friday, October 9th, 2009. Filed under Evolution vs. ID, Science

Around 7:30 EST today, the United States bombed the Moon: A pair of NASA spacecraft smashed into the moon at twice the speed of a bullet, as part of a mission aimed at blasting up signs of water ice. Pictures of the impact zone were beamed back live to Earth, but the video imagery did […]

Tim Pawlenty, Another Republican Creationist

Here’s Tim Pawlenty, current Governor of Minnesota and probably candidate for President in 2012, on the topic of teaching so-called creationism in schools: MR. BROKAW: In the vast scientific community, do you think that Creationism has the same weight as evolution, and at a time in American education when we are in a crisis when […]

Richard Dawkins On Colbert

by @ Friday, October 2nd, 2009. Filed under Evolution vs. ID, Science

Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins was on The Colbert Report this week talking about his new book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

Scientists Unveil 4.4 Million Year Old Human Ancestor

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2009. Filed under Evolution vs. ID, Science

Yet another link in the family tree: Lucy, meet Ardi. Ardi, short for Ardipithecus ramidus, is the newest fossil skeleton out of Africa to take its place in the gallery of human origins. At an age of 4.4 million years, it lived well before and was much more primitive than the famous 3.2-million-year-old Lucy, of […]

Kirk Cameron’s War Against Science And Reason

by @ Saturday, September 26th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Evolution vs. ID, Religion, Science

Mike Seaver is out there pushing an absurd video attacking Charles Darwin: He’s used to getting love letters and high-fives as a former teen heartthrob, but onetime “Growing Pains” actor Kirk Cameron isn’t letting the mockery and criticism dissuade him from promoting his controversial project to dispute evolutionary theory. “Atheism has been on the rise […]

Creationists Win In Louisiana, Thanks To Bobby Jindal

by @ Friday, September 18th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Education, Evolution vs. ID, Science

Last year, Bobby Jindal signed a law that allows Louisiana teachers and school boards across the state to present non-scientific alternatives to evolution. Now the rules designed to implement that law have been proposed and they’re a solid victory for the creationists: The state’s top school board Wednesday approved procedures for residents who object to […]

Creationism, It’s Not Just For Wacky Christianists Anymore

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Evolution vs. ID, Islam, Religion, Science

The Muslim world is also full of the anti-science mindset: Inspired by the high profile of its Christian American counterpart, Muslim creationism is becoming increasingly visible and confident. On scores of websites and in dozens of books with titles like The Evolution Deceit and The Dark Face of Darwinism, a new and well-funded version of […]

Possible Deal To Distribute Darwin Film In The United States

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Evolution vs. ID, Religion, Science

There are rumors of a possible deal that will get the Charles Darwin biopic into American theaters after all: After months of resistance, the creators of the Charles Darwin bio-pic “Creation” say they’re close to getting a distribution deal in the United States. “There is now a bidding war for the film in the US. […]

Film About Charles Darwin Can’t Find A Distributor In The United States Because Of Creationists

by @ Sunday, September 13th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Evolution vs. ID, Movies, Religion, Science

A film about one of the most monumental and influential scientists in history will apparently not be shown in the United States because nobody wants to offend the creationist crowd: A British film about Charles Darwin has failed to find a US distributor because his theory of evolution is too controversial for American audiences, according […]

Parents Freak Out Over “Evolution” T-Shirts

by @ Tuesday, September 1st, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Evolution vs. ID, Religion, Science

If children are our future, the future is bleak indeed: T-shirts worn by the Smith-Cotton High School band have evolved into controversy among parents. The shirts, which were designed to promote the band’s fall program, are light gray and feature an image of a monkey progressing through stages and eventually emerging as a man. Each […]

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