Category Archives: Evolution

Don’t Rest On The Laurels Yet–Christian Radicals, Still A Threat

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” –attributed to Thomas Jefferson Yes, panic-mongering is exhausting. Sometime I just get worn out worrying over these things. But these people are a very real, very dangerous threat. And here’s something that should … Continue reading

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Another Creationist Lawsuit? It Looks Like We ARE In Kansas After All, Toto…

Our creationist detractors charge that evolution is an unproved and unprovable charade– a secular religion masquerading as science. They claim, above all, that evolution generates no predictions, never exposes itself to test, and therefore stands as dogma rather than disprovable … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Books–Only One Of These Is Worth Burning, Can You Guess Which?

RELIGION, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. – Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary I always seem to feel a small twinge when I hear news like this: Bible edges out Darwin … Continue reading

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Legislating Reality: More Proof That Evolution Doesn’t Select For Intelligence

Man, in his ignorance, supposed that all phenomena were produced by some intelligent powers, and with direct reference to him. – Robert Ingersoll, The Gods “To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and … Continue reading

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The Beast is weakening!

10 Signs Religious Fundamentalism Is in Decline, by Valeria Tarico, via Alternet. If you are a nonbeliever in the mood for a party, here are 10 reasons to celebrate. Days may be dark right now—after all, as the memes proclaim, axial … Continue reading

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Brain Dead On The Bayou–The LSEA

“Stop the insanity!” – Susan Powter So here we are, well over a decade into the 21st century, and guess what? The primitives are still wasting our tax dollars on superstitious nonsense. Like this, for instance: The Louisiana Science Education … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Birthday Is Around The Corner…How Will You Celebrate?

It’s actually a far more fitting holiday (for lack of a better word) for the world at large than any other birthday/holiday/hallmark-excuse-to-gouge-the-consumer. Without Darwin’s evolutionary theory, we would lack a great many things in this world: biology (this is almost … Continue reading

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