Tag Archive for evolution

We Cannot Let Trump Win The Presidency

You thought is acceptance speech was scary? It’s not the Republican voters that will usher in a neo-facist, racist, anti-science, anti-SOCAS, nationalist separatist, inexperienced, intellectually retarded, buffoon of a demagogue into the highest office in the nation. Yes, as expected, the Republican voters will outnumber Democrats, which normally wouldn’t be a problem in this election…

When Ignorance Presents A Teaching Moment

“Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles” – James D. Watson I was approached the other day by an individual whom I’ve known for about a year.  He asked me if I “believed”…

Anti-Evolution Stickers Still In Alabama Science Books

My son asked me for help with his science homework.  Biology, to be specific. He is in tenth grade and they are about to study evolution.  His science teacher has told his class that she does not want to teach evolution, but she is being forced to.  This is Alabama, after all, so, naturally I took…

You Can’t Polish a Turd: The Evolution of Creationism

The deluded staff over at the Intelligent Design website once again prove the validity of the textbook definition of insanity, which is repeating the same thing over and over while hoping for a different result every time.  Stubbornly, they continue to reinvent their religious propaganda in spite of continued court defeats, rejections by state school…

Sweet Home Alabama? No, Not Really…

Alabama already has enough of a reputation for being a seedbed of ignorance and the butt of almost every redneck joke you can think of.  While there are many fine people that live here, there are amongst us some of the worst that I have seen and they are not helping the rest of us…

The Incompatibility of Christianity and Science

The universe is a funny thing.  Really. With all that we have come to understand about the cosmos, there is much we do not know.  Richard Feynman, one of the greatest minds in the field of quantum mechanics said, “If you think you understand quantum mechanics, then you don’t understand quantum mechanics”.  Our universe operates…