Tag Archives: burden of proof

Smile! We’ve Made You Dumber!

A few days ago I was browsing Reddit and came across a snapshot of what was supposed to be a 4th grade “science” quiz from a private religious school in South Carolina.  The questions, as you can see, are pretty … Continue reading

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Well, That Settles It … I’m a Believer.

So here we go for another round with the Shroud of Turin.  The last, as I recall, was in 1988 when some fibers taken from one of the corners were radiocarbon dated and found to be dated to about 1260-1390 … Continue reading

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I Guess There’s Hope Yet …

I admit I didn’t expect this one … Evangelical Homeschoolers Embrace Evolution [Erinn Cameron Warton], a scientist, says she was horrified when she opened a homeschool science textbook and found a picture of Adam and Eve putting a saddle on … Continue reading

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I Think He’s Lonely.

Ray Comfort has been feeling down. Remember Ray?  “Banana Man“? Of course you do.  He’s that Christian fundamentalist from New Zealand who hangs out with Kirk Cameron, has the memory of a lobotomized goldfish, and displays all of the scientific … Continue reading

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Serving Two Masters

A couple of months ago I wrote about the GOP’s wunderkind Marco Rubio and his struggle reconciling the scientific consensus about the age of the earth with the account immortalized in the Book of Genesis.  Admittedly it’s a difficult job.  … Continue reading

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Certain Doctors, Certain Scientists … Uncertain Grasp of Reality

Last Thursday, Pastor and amateur shock jock Kevin Swanson went on the record during his “Generations Radio” broadcast to bring to light new evidence from an unnamed group of doctors and scientists that the birth control pill is far more … Continue reading

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