Category Archives: More Tests of Faith

Something Depressing, Something Amusing

Let’s start things off with some news of a genuine coming apocalypse, brought about by our near-indiscriminate use of antibiotics in both humans and livestock that have allowed for the rapid evolution of bacteria immune to everything in our arsenal. … Continue reading

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Checkmate, Evil-lutionists!

Well, we’re finally back from our “one-day” jaunt to the Great Rainy North, and I brought home a souvenir in the form of the kind of migraine that wraps around your temples and sets up base camp in the base … Continue reading

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Teach the Controversy!

I’m punting today because we were out late last night with some friends.  The cartoon below is basically what I think about every time I hear about states in the Bible Belt start talking about trying to shoehorn creationism into … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location …

A few days ago I spent some time thinking aloud about Islam, and how the oppression associated with Islam seen in some parts of the world is more a function of the politics and power struggles of where it’s taken … Continue reading

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You First.

So last year Senate Education Committee Chairman Dennis Kruse – in an attempt to force people to openly wonder if he got the position by either bribery or blackmail – introduced a bill that required schools in Indiana to teach … Continue reading

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Yet **Another** Missing Link Discovered …

Creationists love to go on about how, despite there being thousands of examples, there are no transitional fossils or “missing links” that can show that evolution occurred in the ancient past.  I guess they have to close their eyes, plug … Continue reading

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An Exoplanet in Our Neck of the Woods!

SO’s HARPS instrument finds Earth-mass exoplanet orbiting Alpha Centauri B European astronomers have discovered a planet with about the mass of the Earth orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system — the nearest to Earth. It is also the … Continue reading

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