Archive for the 'Current Issues in the World' Category

Flying Is the Pits!

Well, after what the airline Virgin Australia did to us this week, I think I should begin writing the book I’ve always threatened to write—Flying Is the Pits!

As many of you know, we were recently in Australia …

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Who’s Really Raising Kids Who Can’t Think?

Over the past few months, and especially since the evolution/creation debate in February, I’ve blogged many times about statements that Bill Nye “the Science Guy” has made to the media. Many of these statements are inflammatory against creationists (and really …

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Will Asteroids Wipe Out Humanity?

Recently, I wrote about Stephen Hawking’s concerns that artificial intelligence might someday wipe out the human race. Well, he is not the only one worried that humanity might be cataclysmically destroyed. According to The Telegraph (UK), Richard Dawkins and 100 …

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It’s a Battle Between Worldviews!

A study conducted by a group of University of Alabama researchers has been making its way around the Internet, so I wanted to comment on it. This study highlights that the creation/evolution controversy is really a worldview-based battle.

This study …

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Human Evolution and Alcohol?

Human evolution and alcohol have been together in the news a lot recently. Discover Magazine wrote about a new study that was aimed at discovering when our supposed human ancestors “acquired the ability to consume foods containing ethanol, such as …

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Bacteria Resistance In India a Result of Evolution?

Bacterial infections are tragically killing tens of thousands of people in India as doctors are discovering that most known antibiotics are not working, according to a New York Times article . Many people will look at the tragedy and blame …

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Why We Have Billboards in Kentucky and Times Square

News is quickly spreading about the eye-catching new billboards that we are putting up across the state of Kentucky (and tomorrow in Times Square, New York City). By noon on Tuesday, AiG had conducted eight media interviews about these boards. …

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Will Artificial Intelligence Destroy Humanity?

Should we be concerned that the development of artificial intelligence (AI) is going to lead to the end of the human race? Well, according to famed physicist Stephen Hawking (the subject of the new Hollywood film The Theory of Everything

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“All I Want for Christmas Is to Skip Church!”

Often around Christmas, atheist groups put up billboards encouraging people to reject the real reason for Christmas—Christ! And they’re doing it again this year. Note that their focus is to be against the Christian message. Such efforts once again help …

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Two Kinds of Science: Snoozing Tenrecs

I recently saw something in Discovery News that perfectly highlights the difference between observational and historical science.

Common Tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus). By John Mather (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

A study has shown that tenrecs, hedgehog-looking creatures, have …

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