Category Archive: Science & Technology

Feb 05 2014

Creationists say the cutest things

Guy P. Harrison sent me this: 22 Messages From Creationists To People Who Believe In Evolution Here are my answers. Of course. No. Almost completely. No. Rotation of the earth. They don’t. What about them? Deriving meaning is up to the individual. No: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abiogenesis That’s pithy and dumb. Who embraces it? Wrong. Sure, but tangentially. …

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May 10 2012

Climate change “skeptics” in the creationist role

We received an email from a relatively new atheist who is still coming to grips with various science-related issues now that he’s shed his theism.  He wrote: After de-converting I’ve started reassessing some long held political beliefs that were based on my old religious beliefs. I’ve found that when I look at things from a …

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May 03 2012

The structure of social revolutions, part 1

As I see it, atheism as a movement is about two things.  First, it’s about skepticism and the advancement of knowledge free of dogma.  Second, it’s about achieving social change.  We want to remove the stigma of atheism, allowing atheists to be open and honest about their non-belief while minimizing fear of prejudice and hostility …

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