New articles in Science: rejection of evolution and its supported sciences

Jonathan Hill surveyed beliefs about the origins of human life and concluded: “It’s important to know that a large portion of the population is unsure about their beliefs, and there is a large portion of the population that doesn’t care.” read

New articles in Science: rejection of evolution and its supported sciences

Jonathan Hill surveyed beliefs about the origins of human life and concluded: “It’s important to know that a large portion of the population is unsure about their beliefs, and there is a large portion of the population that doesn’t care.” read

New articles in Science: rejection of evolution and its supported sciences

Video of Nye/Ham debate. watch

Michael Schulson faults Nye for the debate. read

Stephanie Pappas surveys reactions to Nye/Ham debate for “Live Science.” read

NCSE sees Nye as winner. read

“Answers in Genesis” clearly sees the debate as useful for marketing creationism (a “spiritual battle”), and has DVDs to offer. read

New articles in Science: rejection of evolution and its supported sciences

Pew finds increasing partisan gap. read

The fundamentalist/strong versions of Abrahamic religions all see the earth as less than 10,000 years old. Smithsonian video “Titanoboa: monster snake” is a good antidote, coupled with a reading of Daniel Dennett’s new book, “Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking” where he makes much of the roles of curiosity in the 77 chapters. Read

David Graham explores reasons for increase in Republican evolution-denial. read