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Trump’s 7 Dirty Words

December 21, 2017 – In George Carlin’s famous (or should I say infamous) “7 Words You Can’t Say On TV,” Carlin states that he wanted a list of those words you can’t say. Not the words that are dirty only … Continue reading

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Protecting the First Amendment

It sounds like an episode of a game show. The 535 men and women of the United States Congress were surveyed by the Pew Trust. 92 percent claimed to be Christians as compared with 73 percent of the country. Add that … 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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Faith v. Science – A response to Pieter de Graaff

“Religion is one of mankinds (sic) prime properties as from mankinds (sic) origin. Therefore science will never be able to win,” wrote Pieter de Graaff on the Richard Dawkins LinkedIn page. As you can imagine, he has received a lot … Continue reading

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COPE v. Kansas Board of Education

Columbia, MO – My column in the Columbia Missourian and reprinted in my blog titled Let’s not allow science to be sandbagged by religion generated some interesting feedback, as you can imagine. One that came through a couple of times … 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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I Haven’t Died – Yet

After all, we will all die sometime, right? Over the last few months, I have been planning to complete a “readjustment” of the web site. Rename some pages, create new sub-domains, remove stuff, design a Press Kit (as if anyone … Continue reading

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Religion is Killing American “Awe”

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Jason Silva is amazing. He calls himself a filmmaker, futurist and epiphany addict. Others describe him as “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil (who was labeled by Forbes magazine as “the ultimate thinking machine”), and part Neo from The Matrix.” … Continue reading

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