Category Archives: Evolution

The Fighting Hand

In taking martial arts, Karate to be specific, a basic skill was how to punch and use a fist. While mere punching away has a strong effect, slight changes in how a person makes a fist can protect the knuckles. … Continue reading

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South Korea Removes Evolution from Textbooks

Post b y Jim Newman ————————- This from NEWSER. A group opposed to the teaching of evolution has won a major victory in the Deep South—of the Korean peninsula. A creationist group has successfully petitioned South Korean publishers to remove … Continue reading

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Gallop Poll Finds 46% Believe God Did It 10,000 Years Ago

Post by Jim Newman _______________ Gallop has released more depressing news about the antireality view of Americans. If the presidency were chosen based on evolution, Young Earth Creationists would win. I had no idea back in 1970 when I took … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Bullshit of Depaak Chopra

I have long hated Deepak Chopra’s works and perhaps him as he should know better but he is not Benny Hinn or David Barton–perhaps Chopra is just an evil, an evil influence but blameless like a cancer virus, hmmm, nawww. … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Talks with Daniel Dennett at Oxford

Post by Jim Newman ————————- Richard Dawkins has a conversation with Daniel Dennett, May 9, 2012 before an Oxford audience. Starting with the point that Darwin deserves the big prize for doing the heavy lifting of explaining how all biology, … Continue reading

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David Sloan Wilson Lambasts New Atheists as Exceptionally Activist Scientists (EAS)

Post by Jim Newman ———————— David Sloan Wilson through Huff Post is promoting what he calls a “modern version” or the “new kid on the block” (which is it?) of evolution research, Evolutionary Religious Studies (ERS). Why the acronym? Trademark? … Continue reading

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