Category Archives: Evolution

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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Anti-Evolution Screeds–The Frightening Facts Of Denial

Four more states have been added to my list of those I wish would just  fucking secede from the union: Four US states considering laws that challenge teaching of evolution Four US states are considering new legislation about teaching science … Continue reading

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We got scared…

This video is an excellent find by a new friend, Lee D. It is worth trying to get every believer we know to watch. There will be resistance, but it contains a powerful message as to the beliefs humans have … Continue reading

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A Toast To The Man Who Changed The World

Happy Darwin’s Day, everyone. Here’s to the man who rang the bell of reason heard round the world, whose curiosity and thirst for knowledge led him to the most logical of conclusions, who dared to do what few would do, … Continue reading

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Christianity’s War on America: The Values Voters Summit

I’m not telling you anything you don’t know when I say the United States is in pretty bad shape right now.  The economy is in the middle of a meltdown, unemployment has skyrocketed and the nation is so deeply divided, … Continue reading

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A primer: How to really “Teach the Controversy”

I rarely read the “funny papers” anymore.  These days, as close as I ever get are the editorial cartoons on the OpEd page.  But, once in a while, I re-discover the brilliance hidden in cartoons.  Like “Doonesbury” and “Non Sequitur”…

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The Republican Party: How Do I Loathe Thee? Let Me Count The Ways…

Normally, in terms of ideology, I struggle to adopt a similar credo along the lines of “hate the idea, love the ideologue” (yeah, yeah, it smacks of “hate the sin, love the sinner”: so what, get over it) – and … Continue reading

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