Archive for the 'Current Issues in the World' Category

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Black Holes: Real or Imaginary? A Problem of Observational vs. Historical Science

Black holes form the background in many science fiction stories. But black holes are not fictional. A black hole, as you probably know, is so massive and dense that even light cannot escape from its enormous gravity, so it is …

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Supreme Court and Gay Marriage

Gay marriage is back in the headlines. On Monday the media reported that the U.S. Supreme Court has effectively endorsed same-sex marriage by not hearing appeals from states wanting to prohibit it:

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals

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Scientific American Anti-Creationist Rant

Scientific American science blogger, Dana Hunter, recently wrote, “These creationists have a distressing tendency to lie by omission, trying to lure actual geologists into associating with them by pretending they’re legit, and then telling their fundamentalist flocks they’ve presented …

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“Why Does Creationism Matter So Much?”

Recently Andrew Brown, a blogger with the UK’s The Guardianasked the question, “Why does creationism matter so much?” He claims that the creation/evolution debate is such an emotional topic because those who deny evolution are throwing away …

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“Science Offers a More Convincing Explanation”

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking recently said in an interview that, “Before we understand science, it is natural to believe that God created the universe. But now [what he calls] science offers a more convincing explanation.” Hawking has spent much of …

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Christian Philosopher Says Science Doesn’t Oppose Faith

The well-known Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga recently argued, as summarized by this news article, that “Christians don’t have to cower as atheists swing the heavy club of science.” Plantinga is the emeritus John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at …

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Gender or No Gender—What Feels Right to You?

The Washington Post recently ran a news article on a young lady named Kelsey Beckham who defines herself as “agender”or “non-binary,” rather than male or female. Kelsey says,

I don’t want to be a girl wearing boy’s clothes, nor do

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Hugh Ross Twists the Bible to Fit Man’s Fallible Opinions

Progressive creationist Dr. Hugh Ross of Reasons to Believe recently appeared on Canadian talk show 100 Huntley Street to promote his newest book, Navigating Genesis: A Scientist’s Journey Through Genesis 1–11. Hugh Ross believes God created the universe gradually over …

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Bill Nye Bringing His Religion of Humanism to Australia

In February 2015 Bill Nye will be making his first speaking tour of my home country Australia to “foster a scientifically literate society, making science entertaining and accessible.” According to the group hosting Mr. Nye,

Think Inc. . . .

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Does the Creation/Evolution Debate Hurt the Gospel?

The Christian Post recently reported on a podcast that featured GodofEvolution.com creator Tyler Francke. (Please note the first eight minutes of the podcast are extremely vulgar and the entire podcast contains offensive language. Because this podcast received exposure in Christian …

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