articles tagged: religion
when in saudi arabia, just don’t act human
# politics

when in saudi arabia, just don’t act human

Muslim hardliners are zealots are trying to break down the Saudi wall between religion and business. And this is bad news for its economy and Westerners visiting the country.

why little things like labs matter in science
# evolution

why little things like labs matter in science

Creationism, now done in the best labs a stock photo license can buy.

the idf takes one step forward and three steps back
# politics

the idf takes one step forward and three steps back

In an effort to cater to religious fundamentalists in its ranks, the Israeli Defense Force is letting religious sexism compromise battle readiness.

creationists battle to save dinosaurs from science
# evolution

creationists battle to save dinosaurs from science

Creationists aren't happy with scientists' discoveries showing dinosaurs not as giant brutes, but diverse, nimble, and often bird-like.

this is exactly how not to argue a point
# politics

this is exactly how not to argue a point

Dinesh D'Souza, the kind of offensive and intellectually lazy statements has somehow gotten even lazier and more offensive.

south korea tells creationists to back off
# science

south korea tells creationists to back off

South Korea reverses its creationist-friendly course after consulting with scientists over the contents of its school textbooks.

why a good story doesn’t make for good reasoning
# science

why a good story doesn’t make for good reasoning

It's not a revelation that people like creationist "just-so" stories. Pundits need to stop insisting that scientists make up some of their own.

religious freedom done very, very wrong
# politics

religious freedom done very, very wrong

Christian zealots in Missouri vote to create a right they've always had just to sneak in a way to stop teaching their kids about evolution, sex, and cosmology.

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking
# politics

defending a fanatic with wishful thinking

Pundits are hailing Pat Robertson's hateful tirade against atheists after an attack on a Sikh temple as a step forward in inter-faith relations. That's both telling and disturbing.

why atheism continues its steady rise
# politics

why atheism continues its steady rise

Religious fundamentalists are deeply offended that people no longer fear them and feel free to criticize their worst habits.

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