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War on Humans: To Love and Care, or Kill?

Sometimes I think the new ethic is to put the very sick out of our misery. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Leading Theistic Evolutionist Darrel Falk, Past BioLogos President, Praises Darwin's Doubt

Much to the credit of our friends at BioLogos, some spokesmen for the theistic evolutionary view have sought to engage in constructive dialogue with advocates of ID. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

You're Invited! More than 100 Churches and Other Groups Will Co-Host "Science and Faith" Simulcast on Sunday, September 21

Nearly a third of Christian young people think "churches are out of step with the scientific word we live in," and a quarter of them believe "Christianity is anti-science." Evolution News & Views
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Metaspriggina Revisited: Darwin Defender Strains at a Rabbit but Swallows a Camel

It's fun to watch PZ Myers dance around the implications of a vertebrate fish in the Cambrian. Evolution News & Views
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Is Intelligent Design a Circular Argument? A Conversation with Atheist Activist Matt Dillahunty

Over the past weekend, I called into the Atheist Experience, a TV show based in Austin, Texas. Jonathan M. http://www.intelligentdesign.org
Categories: Anti-Science News

Darwin's "Horrid Doubt": The Mind

While Darwin may have doubted the fully naturalized mind and felt horrid, most latter-day supporters believe and feel good. Denyse O'Leary
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In Berlin, a Memorial to German Euthanasia Victims

Do you want to know what keeps me up at night? Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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No! Really? Living Ediacarans?

Some unusual marine organisms don't seem to fit anywhere in the animal classification scheme. Evolution News & Views
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What Shall We Call Our Transhumanist Future?

Members of the materialist religious denomination of futurists, often known as transhumanists, are having a bit of a tussle. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Biology's Quiet Revolution

Huge unanswered questions remain, and they will only be answered by going beyond the discredited myth that "DNA makes RNA makes protein makes us." Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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Are Biologists Rejecting Neo-Darwinian Evolution?

Many examples could be cited where evolutionary biologists are specifically critiquing the core tenets of neo-Darwinism. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Alternative Splicing: The Film Editor of the Genome

Combinatorial flexibility adds another level of complexity to an already super-complex genome. Evolution News & Views
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Still Awaiting Engagement: A Reply to Robert Bishop on Darwin's Doubt

What matters is whether any of these theories can explain what needs to be explained: the origin of novel animal body plans and the biological information necessary to produce them. Paul Nelson http://www.discovery.org/p/45
Categories: Anti-Science News

Proposed Texas textbooks distort climate change facts

"An examination of how proposed social studies textbooks for Texas public schools address climate change reveals distortions and bias that misrepresent the broad scientific consensus on the phenomenon," charged the Texas Freedom Network and the National Center for Science Education in a joint press release issued on September 15, 2014.

Categories: Pro-Science News

JREF award for NCSE's Scott

Eugenie C. Scott

Eugenie C. Scott, the former executive director of NCSE and the present chair of its Advisory Council, received the James Randi Educational Foundation's Award for Skepticism in the Public Interest at The Amazing Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 12, 2014.

Categories: Pro-Science News

Ohio's antiscience bill unimproved

Ohio's House Bill 597 is still a threat to the integrity of science education in the Buckeye State, NCSE's Glenn Branch told Ohio Public Radio (September 8, 2014). 

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Wolfhart Pannenberg dies

The distinguished theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg died on September 5, 2014, at the age of 85, according to his former student Philip Clayton, posting at the Theoblogy blog (September 7, 2014).

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Santer in 97 Hours of Consensus

Ben Santer, a member of NCSE's board of directors, is among the ninety-seven climate scientists featured in Skeptical Science's 97 Hours of Consensus campaign. Launched on September 7, 2014, the campaign features an hourly statement on climate change from, along with a playful caricature of, ninety-seven leading climate scientists.

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Does AIG lie about Affirmative Action?

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2014-09-07 16:23
Acting on a tip, I checked out Careers at Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum and investigated CAD Technician Designer, Ark Encounter. After clicking “Apply for This Position,” I came upon a pop-up that informed me, Answers in Genesis, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
Categories: Pro-Science News

House Bill 597 enshrines ignorance

Panda's Thumb - Sun, 2014-09-07 16:23
The more I think about this the madder I get. In a Facebook comment on my previous post, Anne Jefferson made a trenchant point: We’re not going to teach about process, but we’re going to expect students to critically evaluate? Right. She’s exactly right. Here’s the relevant language from the Bill: (iii) The standards in science shall … focus on academic and scientific knowledge rather than scientific processes; and encourage students to analyze, critique, and... Richard B. Hoppe
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