Category Archives: Creationism

Will Atheist “Churches” Catch On?

Atheists are planning a network of “churches” where unbelievers can gather to enjoy the benefits of church, but without the inconvenient parts which are a bit of a bummer for people who want to carry on sinning and not be … Continue reading

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Humanists outraged over approval of new academy that will teach Creationism

Those delicate flowers, the secular humanists, just cannot bear for anyone not to believe like they do. They get really upset that after over a century and a half, millions of us still don’t buy the idea that we evolved … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Absurd Kind

SadButMadLad has written a piece over at Anna Raccoon’s place about NASA’s latest claim to have found (ahem, on Earth as usual) another reason to believe in extraterrestrial life. NASA’s original press release on 29th November didn’t give any hint … Continue reading

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I am not a flat-earther, Mr Harris

Glasgow South MP and wannabe front bencher, Tom Harris, tweeted this the other day… I kept some extra tardises in (if that’s the plural) for effect. Tom is probably more famous for his love of this TV programme than he … Continue reading

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The Myths and Hoaxes in 21st Century Britain. Part 1: The Theory of Evolution.

A couple of centuries ago, the philosophy of uniformitarianism was gaining in popularity. According to this philosophy, the processes we see happening on earth today are presumed always to have occurred: “the present is the key to the past”. From … Continue reading

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Conspiracy theories

I left a long comment on Leg-iron’s post, The Tory vote-losing technique, which I am reproducing here. He is talking about the modern phenomenon of shouting down your opponents and calling them names rather than engaging them in intelligent dialogue. … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Exposed: Part V – Cranmer vs Dawkins

Okay, this is last week’s news, but I promised somewhere I would write about it. Cranmer posed the question, Should Richard Dawkins be arrested for incitement to religious hatred? He was responding to Richard Dawkins’ ‘rant’ in The Times, Hear … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Exposed: Part IV – Moscow’s Stray Dogs “Evolving Greater Intelligence”!

I want to draw your attention to this article: Moscow’s Stray Dogs Evolving Greater Intelligence, Including a Mastery of the Subway, which appeared on Dawkins’ website at the weekend. Firstly, I don’t know whether Dawkins added this article to his … Continue reading

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Gledhill’s Law

Ruth Gledhill is The Times’ Religion Correspondent. She published a very long post midweek about how her cat is better treated than some humans in Haiti. Very valid point of course, but why, I wonder, did she take the completely … Continue reading

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The tedious ‘new’ atheism

I’m not sure how I came across this article on Canada.com about ‘professional atheist’ Christopher Hitchens, but I was certainly intrigued by the title. Leonard Stern, writes, Here’s the problem: The atheists don’t understand that it’s possible to reject scripture … Continue reading

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