Tag Archive for 'observational science'

Can Kids Be Good Without God?

A new website devoted to kids and sponsored by the American Humanist Association (AHA) says “Yes” to this blog post’s title. The homepage of the site states,

Welcome to Kids Without God, a site for the millions of young people

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Peppered Moths: The Saga Continues

Most people who have taken a high school biology course probably remember learning about the peppered moth. It has become an iconic example of “evolution in action.” The moth Biston betularia comes in two basic varieties—light and dark. In wooded …

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“How Has Being a Young Earth Creationist Affected Your Career as a Scientist?”

A student at Concordia University asked me this question a few weeks ago in Austin. My initial reply was, “It ruined it!” I then elaborated on what I meant by this. It ruined my career as perceived by man. …

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Science is Real

A few weeks ago, I mentioned in my blog that there was a music group whose videos appear on the Disney Channel that basically tell kids the Bible is just a “story” and science is real. “They Might Be Giants” …

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Research Is Lacking—Agreed!

However, the research that I am referring to—and the lack thereof—is that of Stephen S. Young, the author of a letter to the editor entitled, “Research is lacking” (Lexington-Herald Leader, January 25, 2011).

His letter is …

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Scientists and Science Should Not Be Questioned According to a Local School Board

For several years the Mount Vernon (Ohio) local school board has been dealing with a case involving an eighth grade science teacher, Mr. John Freshwater. Mr. Freshwater has been accused of many things, but most of the accusations focus on …

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“Whether we like it or not, biology simply means evolution.”

The quote in the title of this blog post was the concluding sentence of an article entitled, “The Devolution of Evolution” in the science news magazine, The Scientist. The author, Leonid Moroz, is a professor of neuroscience, …

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Evolution and My Cochlear Implant

A couple months ago, I responded to a skeptic who commented on my blog about an event I spoke at in Montana. Interestingly, a response by RBH to the skeptic’s blog about this event stated this:

I wonder if Purdom

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