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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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Giant Spider Killed

By Snakecollector [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Recently I was considering a blog by a scientist who captured and killed a giant, puppy-sized spider for a museum, which was also featured in the news. The goliath bird eater is …

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Does Nature Speak?

A new video series from Conservation International personifies nature to educate people about the supposed danger of looming human extinction, but really it is an ardent promotion of nature worship.

Screenshot of natureisspeaking.org.

These short films, voiced by famous actors …

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Secular Humanism Recognized in Court

For years we have been saying that humanism is a religion—but now it’s official, at least in the state of Oregon.

In April, an inmate serving time at a prison facility in Oregon filed suit because he wasn’t allowed …

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Richard Dawkins Tours Australia

Famed atheist Richard Dawkins will soon be making a speaking tour of my home country, Australia. Dawkins is known worldwide as a strident atheist who ultimately hates God and wants to make sure that everyone else shares his opinion. Well, …

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Religious Freedom Disappearing in the Western World

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been highlighting the threat to religious freedom going on in the United States as our culture continues to decline. In the name of “tolerance” (really, an intolerance to biblical values and absolutes), the day …

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The Fight for Biblical Marriage

The battle over whether to legalize gay “marriage” continues to rage across America. Thankfully, in a recent decision, Ohio, KentuckyTennessee, and Michigan have all upheld the marriage ban against same-sex marriages.

A Victory For Christianity?

Most …

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More Than Half of Americans Believe the Bible Is Inaccurate

When Christians see alarming numbers of Americans openly—even enthusiastically—embracing completely anti-biblical teachings such as abortion, homosexual behavior, and evolution, they wonder how our culture (and the church) has gotten so far from its biblical foundation. Well, the results of a …

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President Obama—Inciting Young People to Adopt a Secular Worldview?

It was my mother’s pastor who brought the following item to my attention. I attended church on Sunday with my mother in Brisbane, Australia, and the pastor’s sermon mentioned a speech given by President Obama in Australia a few days …

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“Change Is Always One Generation Away”

Will religion be gone in just one generation? Well, according to Lawrence Krauss, it could be. Krauss (a professor at Arizona State University), an atheist known for fighting aggressively against any religion except his own atheistic one (he actively …

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