Category Archives: Evolution

Lawrence Krauss And Sexual Misconduct

March 15, 2018 – Atheist Dr. Lawrence Krauss has been suspended from Arizona State University for “sexual misconduct” and the Christian Post has taken no time in denouncing atheism in its entirety for being amoral. The New York Times reported … Continue reading

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Darwin Day 2/12/2017

February 2, 2017 – International Darwin Day is Sunday, February 12, 2017. We need to celebrate the occasion with gusto and reverence. Some years back, I saw a bumper sticker that read, “Maybe God did it Darwin’s way.” Charles Darwin … Continue reading

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Bill Nye the Science Guy was Wrong

I really hate to disagree with a hero, but that is something I am going to do. In an interview on the show Mid-Point, Bill Nye was asked why the idea of evolution is so disliked in so many households. … Continue reading

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Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter

Has the Ark Encounter hit a sandbar? Many believe so. The Ark Encounter is a proposed theme park in Tennessee featuring a 500 foot long Ark and the story of Noah as its centerpiece. The parent organization, Answers in Genesis, … Continue reading

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Maybe God Did It Darwin’s Way?

“When we read about Creation in Genesis, we run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything. But that is not so… God is not a divine being or a magician, but … Continue reading

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Let’s not allow science to be sandbagged by religion

Reprinted with permission from the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST Columbia, MO – Let’s talk about science. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talked about science in the State of the State address last week, wanting to … Continue reading

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Is Science a Religion? No, it is Science

From “The Maddow Blog:” A Kansas-based group (COPE) that “promotes the religious rights of parents, children, and taxpayers” is challenging the state’s science standards because they include the teaching of evolution, which the group claims is a religion and therefore … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT – HB-179 Hearing Scheduled for Feb. 20, 2013, 8:00 am Missouri State Capital, House Hearing Room 6

HB-179 is proposing an addition to RSMo 170.335. 1 (http://on.mo.gov/WJvDxm) stating that it “…encourages students to explore scientific questions, learn about scientific evidence, develop critical thinking skills, and respond appropriately and respectfully to differences of opinion about controversial issues, including biological … Continue reading

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Forcing Religion Into MO Schools

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25th out of 34 in science. That is what Bloomberg reported in December, 2010. For a country that is supposed to be exceptional, America’s falling below nearly 75 percent its peers in students’ knowledge of science should be seen as … Continue reading

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Logic, Pascal’s Wager and God

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Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to join the Columbia Atheists and The University of Missouri Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists, & Agnostics (MU-SASHA) and about 40 others to listen to JT Eberhard, co-founder of Skepticon and atheist blogger. JT talked … Continue reading

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