I jump (from here) to another religion which will allow us to focus on one of the side aspects we have been discussing thus far rather indirectly. The British Telegraph has been reporting on the legal procedures against Thomas S. Monson, president of... Read More | Share it now!
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2014-02-12: Ken Ham on Facebook: Ken Ham / Bill Nye Word Clouds.
2014-02-09: atheistrepublic.com: Debapriya Chatterjee: Despite Creationism Claiming Votes, Evolution Emerges as Winner.
By the end of the Nye-Ham Debate,... Read More | Share it now!
The debate was – as could be expected (see my posting before the debate) – neither apt to widen our knowledge about evolution nor, and that is far more precarious, nor did it shed much more light on Ken Ham’s creationism.
Nye gave his view on why... Read More | Share it now!
Watch it as long as it is available – and give us your opinions!
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Not having watched the debate yet, some more thoughts on the strategy question.
This may take on a quite European view on the subject, and it does so knowingly. I am not part of the Northern American discourse, some points... Read More | Share it now!
Whoever claims that he is giving the Bible a literal reading is either a modern historian who is interested in concepts quite different from his own, or intellectually insincere. The text of Genesis 1 is straight. God created the earth, he separated... Read More | Share it now!
The fact that someone from richarddawkins.net should speak against such interviews has of course an ironic twist. The titular saint of that site Dawkins himself has, as far as I can see, never resisted the temptation to venture such a... Read More | Share it now!
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Bill Nye talks about the debate here:
As soon as the debate has been announced, the question concerning the sense of debates with creationists arose. I will park some of these here.
Benjamin Radford discusses at news.discovery.com... Read More | Share it now!
Quote from the page:
This website aspires to be a beautiful and interactive resource for skeptics and believers alike to explore some of the more negative aspects of holy books.
It was heavily inspired by the Reason Project’s poster of biblical... Read More | Share it now!
…Some more thoughts referring back to my last post and to the new Oxford Union Society’s video of Mehdi Hasan’s defense of Islam as a religion that does not allow the general defamation of all Moslems.
What I would do if I were a... Read More | Share it now!
Posted yesterday by Al Jazeera English on YouTube: Mehdi Hasan talking with Canadian author Irshad Manji in Head to Head at the Oxford Union. Irshad Manji published The Trouble with Islam Today and Allah, Liberty and Love on the need to reform... Read More | Share it now!