Religion and Spirituality

Make me unsee it…

Okay, folks. Here’s a little quiz. Who would proudly sell and wear t-shirts with words like ‘ex-masturbator’ and ‘ex-fornicator’ on them? A) Pedobear B) Your mom C) CRAZIES D) Christian fundies E) Both C and D *smirk* You see, those fundies have done it again – surprising me when I …

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My creationist alter-ego speaks

My brain is currently on an overdose of the Answers Research Journal, the exemplary, cutting-edge, brilliant, peer-reviewed scientific journal of the creationist ministry Answers in Genesis. Their journal currently features authors from “prominent research facilities in the eastern part of North America”, such as Liberty University, Maranatha Baptist Bible College, …

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Kevin Trudeau b&

When it comes to Trudeau, SAGE GOES IN EVERY FIELD! This made my day, folks. Finally. Finally. The woo formula usually is: 1. Make up some wooish crap 2. Misuse scientific terms to make your crap sound legit 3. Gullible public laps it up; you get on Oprah 4. ??? …

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Skepticism

More of the same

But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown. [Carl Sagan] Over at the comedic laugh-fest Uncommonly …

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Why I agree with Behe over Miller

Today I am going to commit an act of ultimate heresy. I fully expect to be burnt at the stake by the evil Darwinian Inquisition for stepping out of line – but for the sake of the truth, this is the way it has to be. I am going to …

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Skepticism

Introduction: Serious business

Since I’m a new kid around these parts, here is my obligatory introduction post. I’m Shalini, I’m 18, a sophomore Biology major at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and a founding member and leadership officer of CMU’s Atheists, Agnostics, and Humanists (AHA) club. I’m also a huge evolution nerd and …

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