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Category Archive: Creationism

Jul 13 2014

Creationist – If Evolution is True, then Rape is Good

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May 22 2014

What a Difference a Day Makes – Young/Old Earth Creationism

The recent bust up between Ken Ham and Pat Robertson is kind of amusing to watch. You know how many of us doubted Bill Nye’s possible effect in that creationism debate? See the thing with unmoderated debates is that the audience is biased. Arguing looks fun, but it is just intellectual gymnastics. You aren’t going …

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May 22 2014

Having a Beef with Ham

Hemant Mehta is in a spot of bother with everyone’s second favourite creationist (Kent Hovind being the first). Ken Ham…

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May 21 2014

Mesmerising Creationism

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May 08 2014

Ham – Teaching Science is just Like Being Hitler

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future!” – Hitler That’s what Ken Ham’s arguing in his latest blog post. This is his  take on the notion that people wish to start teaching kids about science at an earlier age. Because teaching biology would entail teaching kids about evolution and that means Ken Ham …

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May 07 2014

Bryan College And A Second Scopes

Bryan College in Dayton is named after a rather infamous alumni. William Jennings Bryan who was Creationism’s defender at the Scopes trial. But student dissent is changing that. See the school’s’ statement of belief is that Adam and Eve were the divinely created progenitors of mankind and not created from other life forms.

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May 04 2014

Cosmos a Christian Review

I haven’t seen Cosmos. Yet… Okay, my defence is this. I loved the original? But I cannot watch it in India. I have a download limit of 8 GB a top up and that I ration out into phone calls with Hera and blog posts and the occasional Youtube Video. In short? I cannot see …

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Apr 22 2014

Fair Enough – Bill Nye’s Defence

I read Bill Nye’s defence of why he chose to engage in a debate with Ken Ham. While I think the biggest risk was that a Bill Nye defeat would somehow restart the old “Creationist Wars”, his arguments put him squarely in the victory camp. But his defence also makes sense, even though Ken Ham …

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Apr 20 2014

To The Salon – Darwin did not make an Error

There are some calling this Click-Bait. Low effort posts with precious little content or highly controvertial content solely to drive up blog hits. Well this may be one of them. Normally a force for productive discourse, the Salon’s run two articles, the first is about Darwin’s “so called” error. 

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Mar 24 2014

If Only Ken Ham Made These Arguments! – A Rebuttal

This one’s also from the Christian Post and was part of a request by a creationist who took umbrage to my posts on evolution. Upon insisting that these 5 Christian Arguments are solid, and that had Ken Ham pulled these out, Bill Nye would have crumbled. I was intruiged, because I came up with a …

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